Archive for March 2012

Transition Town Training in Concord, NH

March 22, 2012

By Jonathan Gregory, Co-Organizer of the Concord Transition Town Training The first of its kind in New Hampshire, a professional training for the internationally acclaimed Transition Town model was hosted in Concord, NH by the Concord Energy and Environment Committee and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, funded in part through a [...]

Peekskill Community Garden Preps for the First Growing Season

March 22, 2012

By Jo Boniello, Peekskill Community Garden The grant we received from the Community Catalyst Fund went towards a drainage issue we had at our garden site in the City of Peekskill, NY. Without this being rectified, we could not move forward. It has been a long battle but we were able to convince the City [...]

On the Road with ECO Youth

March 12, 2012

By Julian Rodríguez-Drix, Programs Coordinator, Environmental Justice League of RI ECO Youth, (Environmental Community Organizers) is a grassroots youth-led organization that stands for justice for our communities.  We fight against all types of inequality: from racism to classism, from the toxins and pollution in our environment to the health problems in our communities.  We promote healthy and [...]

A Letter to Mrs. Obama from the Tupper Lake (NY) Middle/High School Green Team

March 12, 2012

Dear Mrs. Obama, On behalf of our Green Team/Wellness Committee we applaud your efforts to improve school nutrition and decrease childhood obesity. Our school, and many schools in our country,  rely on federal subsidies to make school lunches affordable and available to our students. Your consideration of the “kinds” of food offered would be so [...]


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