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As Summer Nears an End…

It’s hard to believe that these 9 weeks of our summer program are quickly drawing to an end. While these weeks have been full of both ups and downs, the people from each community we’ve met with have inspired me … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Pet Screw

My bleak life began in a mass of clanking gears, clouds of smog and cyclone of darkness and I opened my young eyes as I tumbled down the indifferent hands of the assembly line. For the first few years of … Continue reading

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Our Future

By Brad Samuels Imagine the Earth ten generations into the future. This was the basis of a group discussion held in the Belfast Free Library on Tuesday night. With a collective group of people of different ages and walks of … Continue reading

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Chalk for Thought: Video

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Sustainability and Self-Independence in Lewiston

Posted by Lauren Audi Last Tuesday, after successfully riding up a half a dozen mountains, we arrived at our third stop, Lewiston ME. As per usual we did not know what to expect or even where we were going to … Continue reading

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Chael MacAurthur-Fellow Rider (guest blog)

Cross Blogged from Chael MacAurthurs blog Keep The Cycle Going Chael’s Mission: In July 2011, I will be pedaling my recycled bike from Portland, ME, USA, to Codroy Valley, Newfoundland, Canada. Along the way, I will be offering three different … Continue reading

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400 Miles, 6 Bikers, 1 Flat Tire

Posted by: Katie Herklotz After spending over a week in Portland, it was surprisingly hard to say goodbye to this vibrant and progressive city (Maine’s largest, but only 66,000 residents!) we had come to love so much. As the seven … Continue reading

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Sun Journal Article

College students ride to cultivate grassroots activism Online Article By Andrew Cullen, Staff Writer Jul 06, 2011 12:00 am     Maine is known as Vacationland, but six college students spending five weeks biking their way across the state aren’t … Continue reading

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Great Food, Great People, Great Night

Posted by: Brad Samuels (photos to come) Rice, bread, and hummus is in our past. Tonight’s colorful dinner comprised of many fruits, vegetables, and salads from the backyards of those in attendance of our potluck hosted by Portland Permaculture. We … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Andrew Fersch

Northern New England Arbor Ride 2011 By Andrew Fersch I never imagined that I would bicycle across the United States. Sure, I’ve always loved to ride my bicycle; I just assumed that a cross country trek was an unrealistic goal … Continue reading

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