Many mobile home residents in Vermont are faced with a significant challenge; while their incomes are often low, their energy costs are high. Since 2013, Efficiency Vermont and the VT Housing and Conservation Board have teamed up on a Mobile Home Replacement Program to address this challenge and eliminate the energy, health, and maintenance burdens that mobile homes place on low-income Vermonters.
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By Adam Federman, as seen in vtdigger.org: http://vtdigger.org/2016/07/20/carbon-tax-one-issue-dividing-gubernatori...
RUTLAND — Can Vermont meet its own economic needs and still effectively address the issue of global climate change?
Green Writers Press (GWP) is a Vermont-based global publisher with a mission to help foster a sustainable environment through the words and the images they publish.
By Gordon Dritschilo, as seen in the Times Argus: http://timesargus.com/article/20160720/THISJUSTIN/160729969
RUTLAND — It was sometimes hard to draw distinctions between Vermont’s gubernatorial candidates Tuesday night.
Join us for a forum with ALL 5 candidates discussing "Vermont's Economic Future in a Time of Climate Change." Come to the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, or watch it live on Vermont PBS either on TV or online.
VSECU is a not for profit, cooperative credit union that is committed to finding opportunities within both its operations and its business products to promote environmentally sound choices for its member-owners and its employees.
Online Learning, Global Programs, Farm Enhancements, and Nationwide Leadership: Innovation Thrives in Food Systems Education at Vermont’s Higher Ed Schools
This summer Vermont’s colleges and universities are buzzing with inventive and hands-on learning that drives global food system solutions. The seven members of the Vermont Higher Education Food Systems Consortium are continuing to expand their presence in the nationwide food systems movement, creating pacesetters to lead the charge in the way the nation sources, grows, processes, purchases, regulates, and contemplates food. Together, Vermont’s food systems educators, students, and entrepreneurs are making Vermont a national epicenter of food systems education.
Members of the Vernon Community come together to review action ideas, set prioirities for the future, and sign up for task forces to move key prioirites forward.
By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer: http://www.reformer.com/ci_30087408/moving-forward-momentum-vernon-commu...
VERNON >> The Community Visit process is coming to a close in one sense. But community action is just beginning in another.
Task forces assigned to deal with priorities voted on by community members at a meeting last month will have a chance to talk with a resource team made up of officials from local, state, federal and non-profit organizations.
Jenna Whitson and Art Miller update the Vernon Community Visit process in advance of the July 7th meeting.