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Yestermorrow Projects are Supporting Players in Walk Against Global Warming

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
With his frustration at government inaction bubbling over, noted writer, environmentalist, and activist Bill McKibben, took to the streets in an effort to make the voice of the people heard. He organized a five-day March Against Global Warming over Labor Day weekend, beginning at the old summer cabin of Robert Frost in Ripton, Vermont, and winding...

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Ex-Wolfman takes over Yestermorrow

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Bob Ferris—a member of the team that went north to capture the last set of wolves reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park—joined Yestermorrow as executive director in September. Ferris, who has worked in the wildlife conservation, environmental protection, and sustainability arenas for a quarter of a century, looks forward to a long and...

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Innovative Homes of the Mad River Valley Tour

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
For the fourth year, Yestermorrow organized the Innovative Homes of the Mad River Valley tour as part of the Festival of the Arts this past Saturday. With 40 participants and a big yellow school bus, we toured the Valley and visited five different homes, each with unique architectural features. At each house, the homeowner and architect told the...

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Earth Structures class

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
This year's Earth Structures class (August 6-11) worked on a variety of projects including an earthbag root cellar at Rootswork, lime plastering of the cob garden wall built in our June Cob class, and building a living roof on top of the cob wall (pictured here).

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The cabin is on the move...

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
After a few days of finishing touches and trim work, the cabin hits the road courtesy of Hap's Garage to head over the mountain to Shelburne Farms.

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