01st Oct 2017
Cassidy Metcalf, SW Community Garden coordinator and Billings Garden gardeners, Brian Aspell and James McCarthy show off the new solar pump at the garden.

Water with Help from the Sun

By Sally Miller Sustainable Woodstock has installed its first solar powered pump which will provide water at the Billings Farm community garden site on old River Road. For the last...

20th Jun 2017
Caption: Community gardeners gather to hear from Master Gardener Bea Cole

Gardening Event Sows Seeds of Knowledge for Community Members

By Elle O’Casey It was a lovely evening in the garden a few weeks ago. After months of cold, dreary weather, the sun finally showed up June 7 as a...

09th May 2017
Locally grown tomatoes

Seeds Worth Saving

By Elle O’Casey Sylvia Davatz is something of a local legend in the Upper Valley. Some, like the Portland Press Herald, have referred to Sylvia as “the keeper of the...

16th Mar 2017

A Little Help From Your Friends

By Elle O’Casey Despite the snowflakes that fell this week, Spring will be here soon enough so this final column in our March series looks at sustainable living via local...