ASIG joins Preach-In on Climate Change this Sunday

ASIG joins Preach-In on Climate Change this Sunday

Although the weather outside is frightful, Vermonters are experiencing an old fashioned winter that offers plenty of snow shoveling, slippery and challenging driving, boots, and warm coats. We’re used to that. Boston is buried in six feet of snow from the two largest recorded snowstorms since the Civil War – it’s unprecedented. Wild weather is […]

Bike helmets rock at the Coach Barn

Bike helmets rock at the Coach Barn

Bike helmets were the hat of choice on a drizzly Sunday afternoon at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn a few weeks ago. Despite the 43 degree rain spitting weather, this lively party was in full swing bringing together throngs of loyal supporters to celebrate 15 years of nonprofit Local Motion (LM) and 10-year-old Bike Recycle Vermont, […]

Climate Change has real “people power” Shelburne residents join march to raise awareness

Climate Change has real “people power”  Shelburne residents join march to raise awareness

by Laurie Caswell Burke Climate change is here. Many debate the reasons why but fewer are denying that it is real.  The visibility of this important issue clearly ramped up this past month in a series of important actions and initiatives. Perhaps the most inspirational was the Climate March organized by 350.org that drew over […]

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 to appreciate their place and role in their environment – and respond with wonder and […]