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Upcoming Events

NO-TILL GARDENING WORKSHOPS: Gardening Without Disturbance

NO-TILL GARDENING WORKSHOPS: Gardening Without Disturbance

Dates: the workshop will be offered on June 24th and again on June 29th 5:30-7:00 PM

Location: Billings Farm Community Garden, Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091

Registration: Register for the June 24th workshop at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/no-till-gardening-without-disturbance-tickets-348072533317

Register for the June 29th workshop at:


As we learn about the significance of soil life we are finding out that disturbing the soil is no longer recommended but how do we learn to transition away from tillage? Cat Buxton will demonstrate some techniques garden-side at the Billings Community Garden and share the exciting science-story behind no-till to help broaden our understanding of how we can create conditions for thriving ecosystems. We’ll discuss how to employ the soil health principles in context to help you make the transition toward less soil disturbance with confidence.

PLEASE NOTE: attendance is limited. If you sign up and are unable to attend, please notify the organizer as soon as possible at programs@sustainablewoodstock.org or 802-291-1003

About Cat:

Cat Buxton is a busy cross-pollinator and change facilitator from the White River watershed in Vermont. She is an effective and enthusiastic educator, community organizer, and advocate for food system change. She talks incessantly about soil and ecosystem health, community resilience, composting, water catchment, landscape planning, monitoring landscape function, and increasing biodiversity. Cat is all about empowering people to affect the necessary changes to restore health to people and planet. Learn more about Cat's work at Grow More, Waste Less

Green Drinks–Give Input on Our New Regional Climate Action Plan

Green Drinks–Give Input on Our New Regional Climate Action Plan

Thursday July 21st 5:30 PM

Location: virtual

Register here

Come learn what is in the climate action plan and how you can help your town achieve its energy goals!

Climate Action Plans are roadmaps outlining steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Join Geoff Martin, Intermunicipal Regional Energy Coordinator (IREC) at the Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission, to learn about a regional Climate Action Plan developed in collaboration with Woodstock, Sharon, Strafford, Thetford, Norwich, and Bradford. These towns plan to focus on a couple of shared priorities from this plan in the coming year. Come learn what is in the plan and how you can help your town achieve its energy goals!

Free film screening: Youth V Gov

Free film screening: Youth V Gov

July 12th-26th

Location: virtual

Reserve your Free spot here

The film YOUTH v GOV follows the story of America’s youth taking on the world’s most powerful government, filing a ground-breaking lawsuit against the U.S. government. They assert it has willfuly acted over six decades to create the climate crisis, thus endangering their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property.

The Juliana plaintiffs, represented by the legal non-profit Our Children’s Trust, represent the diversity of America’s youth impacted by the climate crisis. Hailing from across the country, they encompass cultural, economic racial, and geographic diversity, with many from marginalized communities, and their stories are universal. Their diversity speaks not only to the impacts of climate change, but to the inclusion required if we are to build a better, more just future together. If these young people are successful, they will not only make history, they will change the future.

Free and open to all. Donations are welcome and go to support our local arts community. Make donations at https://pentanglearts.org/get-involved/donations/

Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts. Made possible by our underwriters VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and MASCOMA BANK and sponsors Ellaway Group, The Unicorn, Yankee Bookshop, and Mark Knott DDS.

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