Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

City Market classes & events: Wintervale, Sweet Crêpes, and Homemade Pierogis

Drop-In Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids Friday, February 14, 2020 – 10:00am to 1:00pm Community Room, South End Store (map) Join us for a fun morning making Valentine’s Day fruit kabobs! We will have heart-shaped fruit available for kids of all ages. This is a drop-in event, so no need to sign up. We’ll […]

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UVM is Hosting NEQTPOC 2020! Sign up to Participate!

I wanted to send a kind reminder to let you know that UVM is hosting the 2020 Northeast Queer and Trans People of Color (NEQTPOC)! The conference is taking place from March 20th-21st in the Davis Center (primarily the 4th floor) and our theme this year is Alive in Ancestry: We Existed, Are Existing, and Will Continue to Exist. Registration […]

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Transitioning to renewable energy in transportation

A wide variety of actions can help us reverse the growth in Vermont’s greenhouse-gas emissions that occurred from 2012 to 2015 (the last year for which data are available). Check out the Energy Action Network’s 2018 Annual Progress Report, here, for some of the opportunities. Others will be addressed in the meetings below. Thrive, Rick […]

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TCI and Parking Minimums

Check out our NEW calendar of upcoming transportation-related events!  Hosting an event? Email us with a title, description, date, place and time. If it fits our mission, well add it to the calendar. A Golden Opportunity Ned Farqhuar on what  the Transportation Climate Initiative offers and why we should support it. Stop Requiring Parking Many communities are dropping […]

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Winter Biking… a challenge, workshop and socializing!

Hello Champlain, It looks like winter is back! Never fear though, those plows will be out in full force and by Monday im sure our streets will be clear as can be so that… Starting Monday, the second annual Vermont Winter Bike/Walk Challenge will run from February 10th to the 21st! This is an awesome opportunity for Vermonters […]

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Special Programs this Winter at Rokeby Museum

Special Winter Hours and Black History Month Events IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH Rokeby Museum is open Sundays in February from noon to 5:00 p.m., and is hosting a series of special events for adults, teens, and children. Sunday, February 9 at 3:00 PM Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont. Jane Williamson, […]

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Farm to School Success, Sleigh Rides, and Up Close with Owls 🦉

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store Offered through February, our Weekend Sleigh Rides are a great way to bundle up, get outdoors, and enjoy the winter! All rides are weather permitting, so be sure to call our Welcome Center & Farm Store at 802-985-0350 if you’re concerned about the conditions. Video by Dreamlike Pictures. Transforming Schools with Food […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Transportation, lottery tickets, vaping and more…

  share    tweet    forward Transportation & GHG emissions The transportation sector continues to be the primary contributor to GHG emissions in Vermont, according to the 2020 Annual Energy Report by the State Department of Public Service. In 2018, transportation accounted for 46.7% of Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions. See this new public transit report from VTrans and Sustainable Transportation Vermont for some […]

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February 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

February 2020 E-News  Thanks for taking time during this busy season to catch up with our latest news. We hope to see you soon at one of these upcoming events! LATEST NEWS 2020 Plan for Climate Action in Vermont — On January 14, VNRC presented a policy plan for climate action in 2020. We were joined […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light – Faith Climate Action Day – Feb. 20

Faith Climate Action Day – Feb. 20 Faith Climate Action Day at the State House Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by Vermont Interfaith Power & Light, Vermont Interfaith Action, and VPIRG Join people of faith and conscience who will show up in strength to let our leaders know that we […]

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