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Lessons of Empathy from Milford

Post by: Ben Trolio Delectable food, the New Hampshire Green Coalition and a close knit community.  The combination of these three things during our week in Milford produced the type of experiences that will motivate me far past the end … Continue reading

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Energy to Educate

By: Sandy Carter If there is one thing I have learned biking around this summer, it is that education is of utmost importance to the environmental movement. Throughout the summer, we have seen how community organizations are focusing on educating … Continue reading

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A Mercuryal Streetfest

Post by: Ben Trolio The morning had started off wonderfully with cool air and downhills all the way into Hanover.  We were even greeted by Cathy Corkery and a bag full of muffins when we met her in the downtown … Continue reading

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Isn’t Climate Change Nice?

Post By: Bryna Cofrin-Shaw People are nice. Very, very nice. This is not, by any means, the lesson I thought I’d learn from Climate Summer, but the more amazing favors, meals, floors, and cheers we receive, the more I’m convinced … Continue reading

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Early Bird Catches the… Oatmeal?

Enthusiasm. Something I severely lack in the wee hours just after prying open my crusty eyelids. Something that a) my teammates will not let me forget, and b) they consistently try to coax out of me during that ungodly time … Continue reading

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Upper Valley, “One-upping” Other Regions in Sustainability?

Guest Blog by Doug Deaett Doug Deaett is the chair of the Upper Valley Sierra Club as well as a member of the group Vital Communities, a UVTA volunteer, and a Hanover Bike/Ped Committee member. With all that going on you … Continue reading

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Did you know that it is 600 miles from Wilmot to Wilmot?

by Van Scholten When I biked from Concord to Wilmot for the first time, I thought it was one of the hardest rides I have done. The weight of my bags teamed with both gravity and the ever-furious push of … Continue reading

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Poverty, Race and One Community Garden

Post by Ben Trolio I yawned once. My mouth stretched in a colossal circle reflecting my sleep deprived state.  Last night had been filled with fun rather than sleep.   Before me lay the flat, green expanse of the Sycamore Community … Continue reading

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New Hampsters in Concord

Team New Hampshire had a splendid week in Concord (7/11-7/18). Thanks to all who made it possible! Check out what we did in the short video!

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Women in the Movement

Posted By: Bryna Cofrin-Shaw I want someone to shake my hand first. Or Sandy’s. Or Jordan’s. We go to City Hall, General Services Department, local business; we talk to counsel members, government employees, business owners. I make eye contact, introduce … Continue reading

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