Tag Archives: Vermont

Science Workshop: Arsenic in Vermont’s Groundwater Resource and the Connection between Geology and Public Health

At next week’s Science Workshop, Dr. Peter Ryan of Middlebury College will be discussing the fascinating issue of natural Arsenic contamination in Vermont’s groundwater. “Arsenic is a naturally occurring trace element in the natural environment, and in some regions geological … 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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Moving Planet Vermont–September 24

  A statewide climate rally will be held in Montpelier on Saturday, September 24th…Vermont’s contribution to the global Moving Planet effort, a global day of action on climate change. Organizers from Moving Planet and 350vt are hoping to have representatives … Continue reading

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The 2011 LocalVore Tour a Success!

Many Bennington students are interested in agriculture, and interested in the social, economic, and environmental benefits of local food and agriculture in particular. Last week, a van full of adventurous freshmen got a jump on college orientation by getting right … Continue reading

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