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Southside Community Land Trust

Southside Community Land Trust provides access to land, education and other resources so people in Greater Providence can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways and create community food systems where locally produced, affordable, and healthy food is available to all. SSCLT staff is available as a technical resource to community gardeners across Greater Providence.

Sustainable Energy Resource Group (SERG)

SERG helps Vermont and New Hampshire homeowners and towns use less energy save money and protect the environment through education, outreach and community organizing. SERG provides technical assistance to energy committees, organizes home energy assessments, provides access to home efficiency calculators and convenes people through events and workshops.

Bob Walker (Executive Director)
[email protected]
(802) 785-4126

Boston Natural Areas Network

Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN) works to preserve, expand and improve urban open space through community organizing, acquisition, ownership, programming, development and management of special kinds of urban land - community gardens, urban wilds and greenways. BNAN staff is available as a technical resource to community gardeners in the Greater Boston area.

Salvation Farms

Salvation Farms utilizes local resources, skills and knowledge to create strong partnerships across industries and sectors and effectively move surplus food from farms to those who need it. The organization is available to assist community gleaning efforts in Vermont and across New England.

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI)

PAREI encourages energy conservation and energy efficiency practices and promotes the use of renewable energy in the Plymouth, NH region. This is done through education, community building, increasing accessibility to professional energy-related services and by developing and sharing the model with other communities.

50 by 60 - A New England Food Vision

A bold vision, put forth by members of Food Solutions New England, that calls for the New England region to build the capacity to produce at least 50% of clean, fair, just and accessible food for all New Englanders by 2060. Grassroots groups have used the food vision to provide context for their local work and to replicate some of the research pieces at the micro-level as the inform their own planning efforts. 

Neighboring Food Co-op Association

The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) includes over 30 food co-ops and start-up initiatives in New England that are working together toward a shared vision of a thriving regional economy, rooted in a healthy, just and sustainable food system and a vibrant community of co-operative enterprise.

VT FEED (Food Education Every Day)

Vermont FEED offers professional development and technical assistance to schools and communities to support the development of robust Farm to School programs.

Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET)

HEET’s core service is organizing free energy-upgrade work-parties to teach hands-on skills to volunteers. These work-parties take place in the buildings of non-profits such as food pantries, churches and community centers.