Submitted by epalermo on Wed, 12/05/2018 - 14:09
Shirley Richardson grew up on a dairy farm in Vermont, but most of her professional career was in serving as a school counselor and principal. When Shirley retired from education in 2004, she and her husband, Michael Smith, started Tannery Farm Cashmeres raising cashmere goats primarily for their cashmere fiber.
Submitted by mknowles on Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:10
Mild weather and plenty of rain means we’re in that precious window of spring where young sprouts pop up, and the wet ground is a happy habitat for wild edible like fiddleheads, ramps, and wild mushrooms. Known for their tasty flavors packed into tiny bites, these wild edibles are only available for a few fleeting weeks, but they are definitely worth seeking out.
Submitted by sbhimani on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:48
What’s in a word? There’s the technical definition, yes, but our experiences and our perceptions can create a certain understanding of particular words that are different from what others may accept. Likewise, new terms are being created regularly and sometimes even become mainstream (“selfie,” anyone?). Given this, one of our biggest challenges with the rapidly expanding sustainability movement, is explaining the terms commonly used to describe sustainability (the “lexicon”) and making those terms accessible and commonplace to all people. Without a common language, we can’t expect to m