Slow Beginnings – Wednesday Night’s Opening Plenary Session

Slow Beginnings – Wednesday Night’s Opening Plenary Session

BRATTLEBORO, Vt.-Equitable, inclusive, just, humane, civil, neighborly, connected, collaborative, globally responsible, environmental sustainable: These were some of the values discussed during the introductory plenary session of the 2012 Slow Living Summit in...
The second annual Slow Living Summit

The second annual Slow Living Summit

May 30-June 1, 2012, Downtown Brattleboro, Vermont The second annual Strolling of the Heifers Slow Living Summit is a world-changing (and life-changing) effort at cross-sector, sustainable transformation. In scheduled as well as open space sessions organized into...
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...

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...

Sustainably Reinventing Our Food System

By Bonnie Sigwalt, MBA Candidate, Marlboro College Graduate School Blogging from the “Reinventing Our Food System: Examples of Success” session presented by Vern Grubinger, Vegetable and Berry Specialist for University of Vermont Extension and Coordinator of the...

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...

The New Economy and Common Good Capitalism

By Robert Hart, MBA Candidate, Marlboro College Graduate School Terry Mollner, co-founder of Calvert Funds and founder of the Trusteeship Institute, and John Cavanagh of the Institute for Policy Studies discussed “Visioning a Resilient New England – the Economic...

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...