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The Herald Bulletin: Red Gold ousts most GMOs, liner chemical

Many believe genetically modified organisms aren’t safe By Christopher Stephens 5/1/16 Full Article ELWOOD — In an effort to make its products as safe as possible, Elwood-based Red Gold says it won’t use plant products that contain genetically modified organisms, nor will it use industrial chemical BPA in the lining of its cans. Of the Continue Reading

AE Digital: Think a Solar-Powered Future is Impossible? This Breakfast Suggests Otherwise

5/4/16 Alex EpsteinFull Article Breakfast Time–Solar Style Williston, VT – AllEarth Renewables, a Vermont company which manufactures solar energy trackers that “follow the sun,” released a graphic titled “A Complete Breakfast Powered by Solar,” showcasing several of Vermont’s artisan food producers who use AllEarth’s solar trackers for 100% of their business’ energy needs. Everything on the plate, and I Continue Reading

The Reader: GMO Shell Game

Monsanto takes an alias 5/3/16 by Michael Braunstein Full Article “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” the Bard proclaimed. By that logic and at the other end of the spectrum, a pile of crap is still a pile of crap. That holds especially true for Monsanto and GMOs. Just a couple Continue Reading

The Commons: A plant with purpose

By Emily Peyton 5/4/16 All the attention is focused on marijuana policy reform, but its cousin, hemp, shines with promise for applications in sustainable building and numerous other beneficial applications Full Article Much media ado about marijuana reminds me of media coverage of Donald Trump’s opponents: Hemp is a more worthy candidate for our attention, Continue Reading

How to Call Your Legislators

Check out a great short video by activist Kate Bowen about overcoming her hesitation about calling her legislators at the Statehouse! ***Please note that H.860 has since passed the House and is on the way to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law! No actions need to be taken at this time.***

Small Farm Action Day Success!

Thank you for everyone who came out to our last Small Farm Action Day of 2016! The day was a great success and we are so grateful for everyone who came, testified, and donated to our ‘Eat Like a Farmer’ tasting.  Check out the Facebook Album for more photos.  Listen to the audio file of Continue Reading