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SolarFest Cycling Team — Chautauqua, N.Y. Ride Sept. 16-18
Climate Ride is a community of adventurers dedicated to protecting the planet, and SolarFest has been listed as a beneficiary alongside dozens of prestigious organizations such as the Union of Concerned Scientists, 350.org, and the Nature Conservancy since 2016.
We’re looking to expand our team with this fun weekend with different levels (50 miles, 80 miles, 140 miles) for all kinds of riders. And if you’re not a cyclist, you can register for the non-cycling option and enjoy the weekend exploring Chautauqua.
Contact Team Captain and Trustee Dave Conna ([email protected]) for a simple explanation of how the fundraising works and how you can join the fun.
Thank You to the 1786 Meeting House and to the generous experts who shared their knowledge about how-to affordably make your home more comfortable & healthier in our Winter Workshop Series.
Transition to a Green Job
- Moderator – Joanne Coons; HVCC TEC-SMART Faculty
- Matt Desmarais – Heat Pumps; Energy Catalyst, LLC
- Devon Karpak – Technology Education; Otter Valley Union HS
- Josh Robin – Electric Vehicles; Cornice Technology
- Gwen St.Sauveur – Building Design; BTF Residential Designs
- Will White – Solar & Storage; Solar Energy International (SEI)
- Tim Yandow – Energy Conservation; Efficiency VT
“The Story of Plastic” — 2021 Emmy Award Winner —
Congratulations to Film Director Deia Schlosberg, and to all the other writers:
Kyle Cadotte, Tony Hale, Megan Ponder, Brian Wilson & Stiv Wilson,
for winning the 2021 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing: Documentary
…and thanks to all the other performers, presenters & participants for making SolarFest’21 a success!
Greenvest Named “Best for the World” B Corp
Specializing in clean impact investment management, socially responsible investment firm Greenvest has been ranked in the top 5% of all B Corps in their size group worldwide for sustainable business practices. Joining Ben & Jerry’s and Cabot Creamery, Greenvest earned this honor because of customer initiatives: in-depth investment social screening, personal financial planning, complete digital forms processing, comprehensive community investing that supports local organizations, and shareholder activism services such as proxy voting guidance.
“We’re honored and thankful to be recognized after just a year as a B Corp,” said Todd Walker, Founder and Senior Advisor. Get more information at www.greenvest.eco
“Grounded” — New issue of 350VT zine
How Vermonters are cultivation transformative relationships with the land.
“In this issue, you’ll read about a BIPOC community farm, invasive-caterpillar-eating chickens, an Abenaki basket maker’s relationship with the black ash tree, a city that grows food for its seniors, arboreal heat-sickness prevention, and how three artists are imagining racial justice into being, among many other stories.” – Marissa Keller, editor