Vandana Shiva: Planting Seeds of Hope

Millions Against Monsanto

On Monday night, Kai & I hopped on our bikes and rode to St. Michael’s College to hear Dr. Vandana Shiva give the inaugural address for the College’s new Environmental Studies major.

When I read that Vandana Shiva was going to be speaking in Vermont, I was thrilled. I [Read More…]

Frank Lenz: The Lost Cyclist

The Lost Cyclist

Last Wednesday night Kai and I popped into our local library to view a slide presentation and discussion led by David Herlihy, author of “The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance”. The event, sponsored by Local Motion, the Old Spokes Home and the [Read More…]

Every Day = Earth Day

Our Environment

It wasn’t the Exxon Valdez captain’s driving that caused the Alaskan oil spill. It was yours. ~Greenpeace advertisement, New York Times, 25 February 1990

A few weeks ago Sheila and I were lucky enough to hear a lecture given by Derrick Jensen at the Ira Allen Chapel on the University of Vermont campus. Mr. Jensen reputably places limits on his travel to speaking engagements, so [Read More…]

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