Ready, set, sail: Shelburne couple raises awareness of the effects of global warming

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“Actions speak louder than words”: Shelburne residents Andrea Van Hoven and Dick Lednicky are taking on this old adage big time as they embark on a personal challenge combining their desire for adventure and discovery with their commitment to our Continue reading

Living ECOnomically: Vermont’s local food movement is alive and thriving

Jack Lazor’s solar heated farm barn. Photo by Bronwyn Dunne

By Laurie Caswell Burke This Saturday, the Parade Green promises to be humming with activity as the annual Farmers Market returns. It’s time to begin enjoying summer fun, including bountiful food options.   Eating local in Vermont has never been easier. Continue reading

Sustainability and eco-responsibility: VSC walks the talk

By Laurie Caswell Burke Shelburne’s neighbor, Vermont Commons School (VCS), has a longstanding mission guided by a strong environmental ethic. “Understanding the relationships between humans and the world they share is the primary goal of education,” VCS believes. “For students Continue reading