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  Colrain, Colrain  01340
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Under construction: Ecovillage: Colrain, MA: Sustainability, near self-sufficiency, mountain views. 17 active-and passive-solar, superinsulated, ADA-designed-for-aging-in-place,clustered single-family houses on 112 acres of gardens, meadows, orchards, forest. Currently 2 built and 4 under deposit. 3.5 hours from Manhattan and 2 hours from Boston; 45 minutes to Amherst, Williamstown, Northampton. ~$300K-$400K
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VBSR Congrats 25 years
recent articles

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Celebrates 25th Anniversary

by Stephen Morris                         1000510 35

Helping each other out ... is an essential part of living in a small community, something that holds true for Vermontís business community, too.


The Snowpants Rule

by Stephen Morris                         1000509 313

It’s not worth traveling anywhere unless you are planning to stay there at least the square of your travel time.


The Great Debate ... A Tale of Two Pea Fences

by Stephen Morris                         1000508 7

My reasoning is that my peas are a community, not an army like Sam’s, and they like having their roots intertwined with their brethren.


A Seedy Affair ... The Economic Alternative

by Stephen Morris                         1000507 3

A package (1/16 oz) of Detroit Dark Red Beets costs $2.75 ...this works out to $704/pound.


New Wrinkles on Getting Old ... or Keeping the F-U-N in Funeral

by Stephen Morris                         1000506 25

The average burial in this country checks in at $7,000.


Interior Home Adaptation for Aging-In-Place

by Valerie Garrett                         1000505 269

by 2030 the number of seniors 65 and older in the will be almost double what it was in 2000


By the Numbers:20 Uses for Coffee Grounds

by Stephen Morris                         1000504 5

Repel insects. Mound grounds into a ring to create a protective border around plants, or sprinkle old grounds in places you don’t want ants, slugs or snails.




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review: Bill Bryson: At Home

by Tony Miksak                         1000488 9

The greatest possible irony would be if in our endless quest to fill our lives with comfort and happiness we created a world that had neither...


On the Nightstand

by Stephen Morris                         1000455 9

What's new in books: Shelburne Farms, Son of a Farmer, Stories & Tunes


A Bevy of Books

by Stephen Morris                         1000409 7

Books for children, green devotionals, and the New Solar Home


Getting Over the Wall : Assigned homework for the Spring edition

by Michael Potts                         1000382 8

the most important non-fiction book since Beyond the Limits in 1992


Humans Caught in Crossfire in the The War on Bugs

by A.C. Hutchinson                         1000205 9

The War on Bugs documents the consistent and systematic poisoning of humans that has taken place over more than the past century, usually under the guise of progress...



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What would be the purpose of the building?


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The permaculture landscape takes an ecosystem approach, where components provide multiple uses and there is a wide diversity of species. As in natural ecosystems, more complexity means more resilience


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Jill poses the question: 'Are they more harmful than good?'


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by Sascha Deri                         9133 1051

A primer to help you decide upon the best form of renewable energy to use for your home or business.


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I first heard about the Green Corps from a friend whose daughter was accepted into the program. An organization that will pay you to become an environmental activist?


food:The Origins of Coffee

by Patrick Morris                         9118 735

...the specialty coffee business has show double digit growth for the past fifteen years. No other industry has so successfully


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Now our minds are one.


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