Category Archives: Good Reads, Film Clips, etc.

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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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – October 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News October 2019 In this newsletter: VTIPL’s Annual Conference Happening Soon – Register Now! Address Correction – Please Note VTIPL Appreciates Congregational Sponsors of Our Conference! VTIPL Seeks a Coordinator Pledge to be a Faith Climate Voter Vermont Climate Change Policy Priorities Sierra Club/Action Circles Advocacy Training George Lakey […]

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October at the Intervale Center

INTERVALE CENTER Sustaining farms, land, and people since 1988 Fall in the Intervale is arguably the most pleasant time of year. The sunny and cool days lend themselves to incredible walks on our (new and improved!) trails and offer comfortable weather for farmers and our Conservation Nursery staff to accomplish bountiful fall harvests. In fact, […]

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Late September News from Shelburne Farms: Harvest Festival Photos, a Farming Update, and Education for Sustainability in the News

Our 41st annual Harvest Festival on Saturday brought the community together to celebrate Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions. We’ve captured the day in photos here. And, view the festival from the air! We’re so very grateful for our volunteers, vendors, sponsors, and everyone who makes the Harvest Festival possible. Photos by Brandon Parrish. Video by long-time volunteer Russell Fox […]

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CSWD’s September Digest

Hello Neighbors, Working at CSWD, I am surrounded by co-workers who are truly committed to reducing the amount of waste they produce. Reusable water bottles abound! At previous jobs, frozen meals were my routine. Peel the film back, pop it in the microwave and lunch is ready! My first week at CSWD, I continued my […]

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Early September News from Shelburne Farms: Mobilizing Climate Action for Health, Celebrating Abenaki Agriculture, and a Late Summer Recipe

Join us at the Farm Barn for our 41st Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21 from 10AM–4PM! It’s a full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions for the whole family. Want to support the event? Harvest Festival is free for members. Renew your membership today and volunteer to help! Mobilizing Climate Action for Health MONDAY, 9.23 • 7:30-9PM @ […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Wal-Mart, women legislators, new spider spotted and more

Short constitutions equal more trust Vermont has the shortest constitution of any state, at 1,433 words. A recent article finds that trust in the government correlates to constitution length, with higher levels of trust associated with shorter constitutions. The study also finds that there is a relationship between social capital and constitution endurance, the amount of time […]

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