Hartford Resilience Week
August 18th - August 25th at Hartford Town Hall and other locations in Hartford, Vermont.
These days, resilience is a hot topic no matter where you live, but when you live in the a town like Hartford, blessed with three rivers, it takes on a special significance. This will be a week of free programming and community gatherings throughout the Town. Featured events will include panel discussions, resilience workshops, movie showings, two community meals and more. See the event schedule above. For full schedule click here, for full workshop descriptions and presenter bios, click here.
Building Soil From the Ground Up with Cat Buxton
Wednesday, August 23rd, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, at CTP. Potluck to follow. Learn about building soil through enhancing photosynthesis, capturing water, and other systems for enabling the soil microbiome to flourish and vastly improve nutrient uptake in plants. Learn simple techniques for building up the soil carbon sponge in your lawn, the vegetable and flower beds, and in the orchard. We'll discuss the basics of techniques like composting, incorporating cover crops and green manures, hugelkultur, mulching, and using plant guilds to support ecosystem services and bank nutrients.
Designing with Natural Patterns: Permaculture for holistic landscape design with Karen Ganey.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 7PM to 8:30PM at CTP. This workshop will cover the fundamental design considerations used in permaculture as well as how to work with your own inherent intuition to open up to the land, plant and herbal allies to create your own sanctuary garden.
No Pipeline Here Rally on the Lebanon Green
Saturday, August 12th, 12:00-2:30
Speakers to include: NH Representative Lee Oxenham, Gregory Wilson and many others. Performances by: Dave Clark Band, Wool. Bring chairs, blankets, picnic food.
Deep Change 2017, Healing Ourselves. Healing Our World
September 16-17, 2017 at the Briggs Opera House or other locations throughout the downtown WRJ.
Calling all visionaries, activists, change makers, leaders, artists, clergy, practitioners, people of hope and action to the newest chapter in the story about sustainability.
Deep Chang is an experimental two-day conference on being, story change and a love-based response to the varied ecological and cultural crises of the 21st century.
Spiritual teacher, Jeannie Zandi and Methodist Minister, Reverend Jonathan Bliss, lead participants through an experiential journey from story change to pure being and examine the roles these play in the creation of healthy society. Through workshops, discussion, performance and prayer, the conference explores deeper levels of personal and societal transformation and their relationship to our needed social transitions in these times. Children's program and scholarships available.
Co-sponsored by Our Children, Climate, Faith; Creative Lives; BALE and the Universalist Society of Strafford. Register at www.deep-change.org today.
Fall Equinox Harvest Retreat
October 6th at 8:30 pm - October 8th at 2:00 pm @ CTP.
A Note on Parking:
As events are filling up, parking is becoming more limited. To help us work with this, please carpool, come a bit early or call in advance to arrange for a nearby drop off spot. Your support on this is greatly appreciated.