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Deconstruction and Materials Re-Use Trainings Underway

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
This Monday we kicked off the first of two training sessions on Deconstruction and Materials Re-Use co-sponsored with ReCycle North of Burlington and funded by a generous grant from the EPA. The 5-day session brings together 20 participants from non-profits across the country (including Hawaii, Wisconsin, Colorado, New Jersey, and a few closer to...

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April 19, 2006 - 2:58pm

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
A wonderful find today down in the shop: one petrified little frog. Someone gave it to me as a gift and now I've passed it on-- who will be next? Off to more work on the mailbox...

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Treehouse railing in progress

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Finally, the dangerous ramp to the treehouse will be no more!Posts going upLauren working hard, while work-trader Nate checks to see if posts are sturdyUh oh, the SUPERVISOR!Extension cord consultant Keyda

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Natural Building in Costa Rica

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Returning to Vermont after spending a couple weeks in Costa Rica has been quite a change. After hanging out in hammocks, swimming in beautiful swimming holes with waterfalls, and eating tropical fruits off of trees, it was tough to come home to a cold and snowy April. To give a bit of background, I went down to Rancho Mastatal to participate in...

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Mud Season

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
The last bits of snow are melting away in the corners of the Yestermorrow campus... and mud season has arrived! All kinds of interesting things are re-appearing after being covered by a blanket of white, and compact cars are disappearing into the ruts in our driveway. A few shoots fo green are daring to emerge, but winter may not be over yet!

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