Our CSA is available for pick up at the Union Square Greenmarket on Wednesdays, from June 12 to the end of October- a 20 week share. The CSA is a weekly share of certified organic vegetables, with the option to receive free range pastured meats and free range pastured eggs, all from our heritage breed livestock and poultry. Our meats and eggs are offered as a credit system; members can purchase blocks of credits and exchange them for meat and eggs as needed, at about 10% off of our market price.
We seed, raise, and harvest all of our vegetables by hand at our pristine Vermont farm. We carefully wash and pack our vegetables to make sure you receive the freshest produce imaginable! As often as … Read the rest
This is one of those things that sounds more like a discarded Dharma Initiative plot line from Lost than reality, yet it’s real. The Burlington (VT) Free Press recently profiled the Teresem Movement Foundation, based in Bristol, VT, which calls itself a “a transreligion for technological times”.
They are working on promoting “exponential life” – essentially getting to the point where we can download our consciousnesses into robotic bodies. The idea has been explored recently in shows such as Dollhouse and Caprica and does seem to be the ultimate target of a lot of scientific research.
Teresem has two journals: The Journal of Geoethical Nanotechnology and The Journal of Personal Cyberconsciousness.
The NYTimes profiled one of the automatons, Bina48, which, along with tripping the … Read the rest
“Holton Farms is owned by cousins Seth Holton and Jurrien Swarts and family friend George Hornig. The Holton family, among the first settlers of Westminster, Vermont, has been farming this quaint village for over 200 years. As eighth generation farmers, we take farming seriously. We use sustainable farming methods, not because it’s in fashion, but because it makes sense and it’s the right thing to do.
Our farm produces a diverse selection of agricultural products including organic and conventional vegetables, herbs and fruits, grass fed beef cows, pigs, lambs, chickens, turkeys, eggs, maple syrup and honey. We also offer high-quality products from a number of neighboring farms and other local artisanal producers.”
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The Word Garden is a new collaboration at St. Michael’s College in Colchester Vermont, as part of their Teaching Gardens
– Similar to magnetic poetry, but with stones outside
– A good example of staff and faculty from different departments working together.
– A set of 350 words from the stone artist, Chris Cleary (On the Rocks Stonecarving Studio).
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