Feature videos

Solarize Your Community

Solarize is a proven model for motivating your neighbors to go solar. Most towns more than double their number of existing solar homes in less than a year.

CROs Take Flight

There’s no way to prevent disasters like Irene. But a new statewide pilot program – Community Resilience Organizations (CROs) – aims to make sure that Vermont towns are ready for whatever comes next.

Portland (ME) Permablitzing

Grassroots Fund grantee group The Resilience Hub organizes a permablitz on the Eastern Promenade in Portland (ME). Lisa Fernandes & Heather Foran share more about the work/impact of permablitzing.

Vermont Farmers Food Center

Collaborating with the Vermont Farmers Market and Vermont Food Bank, the Vermont Farmers Food Center serves as an economic incubator in the development and promotion of local food marketing systems.

Recycle a Bike

Recycle a Bike's Jenna Yu works to connect people with refurbished bikes, provide practical bike knowledge, and advocate bicycle use by safer, more confident cyclists.

Great Bay Time Bank

Stephanie Beck is part of the all-volunteer community group behind the Great Bay Time Bank. Stephanie has worked with several non-profits professionally and as a board member/volunteer.

Seacoast Eat Local

Sara Zoë Patterson is the founder and board chair of Seacoast Eat Local. Just like Bat Girl, she has a day job as a librarian, at New Franklin School in Portsmouth, NH.