Category Archives: Good Reads, Film Clips, etc.

News for November from UVM Office of Sustainability

UVM Campus Sustainability Newsletter November 2019 As we approach the much-awaited Thanksgiving Break, many of us are thinking about the abundance of food that will grace our holiday tables. It’s hard to imagine that some members of our campus community are impacted by “food insecurity” but it is a reality. According to a survey by the […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – November 2019

Earth Care News November 2019 In this newsletter: VT Interfaith Power & Light’s Annual Conference a Success! 2019 Cool Congregations Challenge Ask Congressman Welch to Support the 100% Clean Energy Act of 2019 Climate Solutions Caucus – Statewide Forums Middlebury Conference – Down to Earth on Friday, Nov. 15 Vermont Youth Climate Congress – Nov. 17, 12:30 […]

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Green Mountain Club is hiring! Plus New Maps, Contests, and Beer

Join the GMC Team We currently have two opportunities for you to join the staff here at the Green Mountain Club.  We are hiring a Database Coordinator (full-time, year-round) and an Accounting Assistant (part-time, temporary).  Check out the job descriptions and apply through our website, or forward this email to someone you think fits the bill! […]

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NOFA-VT NEWS: Jobs at NOFA, Organic Food guide, Agricultural Literacy Week, and more!

NOFA Vermont E-Newsletter • OCTOBER 2019 The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is a member-supported non-profit organization:  JOIN US!  NOFA-VT IS GROWING! NOFA-VT is hiring for a Farm to School Program Director, a Market Development Director, and a Farm Business Advisor. Join us! Check out the full job descriptions » FIND LOCAL, ORGANIC FOOD Check […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Lakes, Weight, Taxes and More..

Vermont has the highest rates of obesity in New England At 15.1%, Vermont has the highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17 in New England, according to a new report issued by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This number is increasing, up from 11.8% in 2016. Similarly, Vermont’s adult obesity rate is currently 27.5%, […]

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Early October News from Shelburne Farms: Gathering for Education for Sustainability, Three Sisters Soup Recipe, and Our New Head Cheesemaker

Help Shelburne Farms meet the Steward Challenge! In May, the Stone Family generously offered to help meet this year’s fundraising goal by challenging 60 others to give at the Steward level of $1,000 or more. We need just nine more Stewards to meet their challenge by October 31. Each gift will be matched with $1,000! Please consider becoming […]

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VTIFF films of interest – Oct. 16-27

Be sure to check out some of the great environmental and social justice focused films at this year’s Vermont International Film Festival! The Human Element https://vtiff.org/events/the-human-element/ The Infiltrators https://vtiff.org/events/the-infiltrators/ The Milk System https://vtiff.org/events/the-milk-sytem/ Our Bodies, Our Doctors https://vtiff.org/events/our-bodies-our-doctors/ Full festival at https://vtiff.org/festival-glance/

Vermont Research Newsletter: Floods, Ferns, Horror Movies and more…

Integrating stories into policy-making Local storytelling has a substantial impact on the ways in which residents in communities strive to make sense of climate-related events. In a recent survey, Waterbury residents blamed government institutions for flooding based on perceptions that government entities had historically valued industrial or recreational uses of the rivers over protecting residents from floods. […]

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NOFA-VT NEWS: Jobs at NOFA, Organic Food guide, Agricultural Literacy Week, and more!

NOFA Vermont E-Newsletter • OCTOBER 2019 The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is a member-supported non-profit organization:  JOIN US!  NOFA-VT IS GROWING! NOFA-VT is hiring for a Farm to School Program Director, a Market Development Director, and a Farm Business Advisor. Join us! Check out the full job descriptions » FIND LOCAL, ORGANIC FOOD Check […]

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