Visit to New Community Project (Starksboro, VT)

Hey guess what? I received some cool products from the farm!

Introduction Over the past 50 years, the average global temperature has increased at the fastest rate in recorded history. Experts see the trend is accelerating and have called for urgent actions to curb irreversible pending damage. One place to learn and acquire practical action skills to combat climate change and promote sustainable living is the […]

Green Hills, Silver Waters


“These green hills and silver waters, are my home, they belong to me, and to all the sons and daughters, may they be strong, and forever free.” My eldest son sang the Vermont state song in his 3rd grade chorus this spring. The other day as we talked about the impacts of the fracked gas […]

The Yin and Yang of Lyme Disease and Climate Change

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By Brendan Kelly Our usual Western view of the world teaches us separation. Medically, we’re taught to believe that each organ is separate from the others and that the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of our lives are distinct. We’re also encouraged to see ourselves as separate from the people and the world around us. […]

Update From Ghana


It has been 4 months since I left Vermont to Ghana after completing my 4 months Community Solutions Program (CSP) Fellowship with 350Vermont in December 2015. Considering it is the same length of time I spent in Burlington brings to heart memories etched on my mind. Not only did my time with 350VT shaped my […]

Your Investment Matters – Personal Divestment Workshop


“Whenever we spend a dollar, we are saying ‘yes’ to something.” Those wise words have stuck with me and haunt some people every time they make a purchase of something they’d rather not be affirming. You probably try to buy local food, buy clothes and furniture second-hand, and maybe even buy solar power (or at least buy […]

The VT Youth Activism Summit was AWESOME!


50 teens attended, bouncing from workshop to workshop, pizza party to ice cream social, silk-screening to the healing arts space, there was something inspiring for everyone. Teens learned skills of observation, communication and transformation as in a Theatre of the Oppressed embodiment activity about racial justice. To lift up the importance of creativity in the […]

Why Break Free?

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Break Free: Stop the Bomb Trains On May 14, people from across the Northeast will stand in the way of the fossil fuel industry in one of the largest actions in a coordinated, global wave of escalation. In Albany, NY, local groups have been fighting oil trains—which bring explosive fracked oil from the Bakken shale […]

Please Help Young Climate Activist “Rally for the Planet”

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Over the past few months, students and teachers from over a dozen Vermont high schools and colleges have given up their Sunday afternoons to plan a major day of action to promote greater political action on climate change. They are calling this event the Youth Rally for the Planet, and hundreds of students have already signed up to […]

Break Free Albany: Stop the Bomb Trains

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Break Free Albany is a mass action for climate justice on May 14th where thousands of people will stand up against the fossil fuel industry in North America. Break Free Albany represents a coalition of communities and organizations gathering for a mass civil disobedience act against oil trains, gas pipelines, and other fossil fuel projects. It […]

No New Leases/Surround the Superdome


New Orleans, LA | March 23, 2016 | K.C. Whiteley reporting As part of the national Keep it in the Ground campaign, the “No New Leases” action on March 23rd at the New Orleans Superdome represented an historic moment in the environmental movement here on the Gulf coast. Hundreds of protesters from Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, […]