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Turning Trash to Treasure - Backyard Composting

Wednesday, August 16, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Norman Williams Public Library
Woodstock

Come to a FREE workshop by Cat Buxton, VT Master Composter and community educator, and learn to reduce your trash size and smell, improve the health of your lawn and garden, and save money! Cat’s enthusiastic and simple approach will activate your interest and demystify the processes of composting. She’ll cover the spectrum of practical compost ingredients, bins and styles, the conflicting lists of compost do’s and don’ts, and the role of compost in managing soil health. Cat operates Grow More, Waste Less - Food Systems Consulting, LLC and is co-director of Soil4Climate-Vermont and founder of the Vermont Healthy Soils Coalition. This program is co-sponsored by Sustainable Woodstock, North Chapel and Norman Williams Public Library. For more information call 457-2911.

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Green Drinks - Vital Communities

Thursday, August 17, 5:30-7:00pm
Norman Williams Public Library
Woodstock

Vital Communities brings people together to take on issues where a regional approach and an independent voice are essential. Sarah Brock from Vital Communities' Energy Program will share Vital Communities' vision for a clean and efficient energy future for the Upper Valley, including some exciting new projects:

  • Weatherize Upper Valley
  • The Upper Valley Green Real Estate Initiative
  • Real Time Transit App Pilot

Join us for our monthly Green Drinks discussion to learn more, be inspired, and get involved. The events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Zach Ralph if you have any questions!

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Working Woodlands Workshop – Managing Forests for Carbon Storage

Sunday, August 27, 1:00-4:00pm
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Woodstock

Join Dr. William Keeton from the University of Vermont as he presents information from his long-term monitoring plots at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and discusses how forest retain carbon. We will also visit two of the long-term monitoring plots to see how data are collected. This workshop is co-sponsored by Sustainable Woodstock, Vermont Coverts, and Vermont Woodlands Association.

Meet at the Forest Center. There is no fee and no reservations are required. To learn more about the Park visit their site or call (802) 457-3368 x 222.

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24th Oct 2013
Doc speaks with homeowners at the Hartland Launch

Exploring the “New Economy”

After the Wall Street financial empire crashed the world economy in 2008, thoughtful observers started to call for a major overhaul of the entire system. It is not enough, they...

Report on the Flood Relief Fund

  The Woodstock VT Area Flood Relief Fund Serving Barnard, Bridgewater, Killington, Pomfret, Reading and Woodstock   Purpose of the fund:  This fund provides assistance to residents of the greater...

18th Aug 2012
East-End-planting-Oct-2012

Collaboration: The Key to Community Success

Sustainable Woodstock’s distinctive role in our community is to hold a focus on long-term environmental and economic challenges that affect our quality of life. SW’s board regularly discusses a wide...

Why We’re Helping to Build a Sustainable Community

Usually this column describes one of the specific projects that Sustainable Woodstock is facilitating. This week, though, let’s take a step back and look at the big picture: Why is...