Author Archives: vtclimate
by Lily Gutterman When I signed up for this trip, it was unclear to me what movement-building would mean. Throughout training, Marla and Craig continuously stressed the importance of relationships– the exchange of experiences, stories, and knowledge that bind people … Continue reading
Last week in Bradford, Team Vermont huffed and puffed up Wrights Mountain to see exactly what sustainable living looks like. Nancy Rae Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times, graciously agreed to take us on a tour of her solar powered home. … Continue reading
by Anna Kruseman It was a wonderful sunny day when we met with Jim McCracken at Bradford Elementary School. This school is very conscious about sustainability and they have programs to promote this awareness onto the children they teach. It … Continue reading
by Lily Gutterman Smuggling raw milk across state lines. S.W.A.T. team raids in a small organic cooperative. “Why is the USDA so afraid of freedom?” a farmer asks. The film Farmageddon gives life to the story of USDA regulation, and how … Continue reading
This is a brief video we made about our time spent in South Royalton, VT. South Royalton has made incredible progress as a community in beginning the transition away from deadly energy–here’s a glimpse of the awesome community organisations, farms and local leaders we learned from during our time there.
by Monique Gallant Every day is a marathon. That is our motto on Team Vermont. This has certainly been true over the 3 days we biked nearly 150 miles from Lowell, MA to our first stop in the town of … Continue reading
by Anna Kruseman Thursday was Team Vermont’s first day in South Royalton. We had a busy schedule and were involved in different activities over the past three days. One of the main local initiatives that are up and running here … Continue reading