Slowing it down

Slowing it down

by Chris Lindgren, reporting on the Slow Living Summit, Brattleboro, VT. Early June 2011. The Slow Living Summit session, Economy and Business: Building the Resilient New England Economy: Common Good Success Stories, was inspiring.  Our first two presenters from Coop...

John Abrams on building sustainable communities

By Katherine Naylor, small-business owner and MBA Candidate at Marlboro College Grad School John Abrams, co-founder of Martha’s Vineyard-based design/build firm, South Mountain Company, spoke at the Slow Living Summit about building sustainable communities. He spoke...
The Local Energy Balancing Act

The Local Energy Balancing Act

By Mary Westervelt, MBA Candidate, Marlboro Graduate School From “Energy and Resources: Community Scale Renewable Energy” with Kelly Boe, Middlebury College John Irving, BED (see presentation at end of this post) Lynn Benander, Co-op power Of all the fun...

Ready, Solar, Insulate?

By Mary Westervelt, MBA candidate, Marlboro Graduate School Live-blogging from “Energy and Resources: Regional Energy Solutions: Visioning  Sustainability based on Conservation and Local Renewables” by Steven Strong, Solar Design Associates Anyone...