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Semester in Sustainable Design - Project Introduction

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Yesterday brought our first official sit-down with our clients Ben and Ellen. Although we spent multiple sessions brainstorming and refining questions for the event, the actual conversation flowed naturally and felt particularly warm. Ellen describes Ben as “a natural teacher” and herself as “a natural encourager,” making the couple a uniquely...

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Semester In Sustainable Design/Build Project Site

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Among the mountains, forests, and swimming holes of Vermont is the city of Montpelier, at a ninety degree bend where North Franklin Street extends down the drive, come to the “Krunkle,” a rust and blue with an extending knuckle. Meet Ben and Ellen, with their dogs Rufus and Stella. Down the hill slope along the trail...

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A Year of Yestermorrow

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Outreach + Enrollment Director
Written by Kat Blaisdell It all started when, a senior in high school, Karen Jasinski was inspired to learn about her grandfather’s marquetry. Her mother bought her a scroll saw, and her love for woodcraft began. Years later, as a stay-at-home mom, Karen and her toddler son made jigsaw puzzles together. She scroll-cut pieces from...

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Stone Masonry in The Italian Alps

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Outreach + Enrollment Director
Join us for the Yestermorrow Speaker Series! Stone Masonry in the Italian Alps Wednesday, Sept 12 7:00 PM Savoy Theater, 26 Main St Montpelier VT Explore the Italian Alps through the ancient art of hands-on stone masonry. Thea Alvin and Mac Rood of Yestermorrow Design/Build School will take the audience on a visual...

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