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...

Straight from Capitol Hill: Christine Bushway on Organics

by Lindsay Fahey, MBA candidate, Marlboro Graduate School While the Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently moved its headquarters to the Marlboro Graduate School last year, Christine Bushway, Executive Director and CEO, came straight from Capitol Hill to address...

Slow Living Summit opens with strong panel

By Robert Hart, MBA Candidate, Marlboro College Graduate School The Slow Living Summit kicked off at the historic Latchis Theater in Brattleboro, VT with a bang, an outstanding panel discussion.  The speakers on the evening panel included Will Rapp, CEO...