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Regional events that you might be interested in…

Slow Living Summit – Brattleboro, VT, May 30th – June 2nd, 2012 … “Slow Living” implies  being mindful of impacts on the environment, on Earth, and on communities; and it incorporates resilience – our ability to “bounce back” from the … Continue reading

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Flowers at the Farmer’s Market a Success

Hello! In celebration of Earth Day, a group of students, myself included, has a lovely time at the winter farmer’s market, planting sunflower seeds in pots with children.   We provided the seeds, pots, soil, water, and tags for painting with … Continue reading

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Water Dialogues for Thursday

Hello friends.  This is the daily Water Dialogues update.  You really shouldn’t miss these if you are in environmental studies or environmental science.   At noon in the CAPA symposium there is the term’s Environmental Studies Colloquium on the conservation of … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Farm for the Future

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 – 6:00 PM North Bennington Train Station, North Bennington, Vermont This screening is the first in a three-film series hosted by the Walloomsac Transition Initiative on the creation of Edible Forest Gardens as a form of … Continue reading

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The Industrial Sublime: Photographic works by Edward Burtynsky

Recently, I was lucky enough to go to an exhibit by Canadian-turned-Vermont photographer Edward Burtynsky entitled “Oil” (“Pétrole”) at the Musée McCoord in Montreal. The exhibit consisted of a series of photographs tracking the life cycle of the petroleum industry, … Continue reading

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