Posted on July 7, 2012 at 1:55pm
Wonder why we need a sustainability hub here? I’m sure we’re just an example of what happens all over the country, but meet some of our people. Because this was my idea, I didn’t have time to ask for permissions, so I have fictionalized the names, only.
Know anyone with food allergies? Debbie has a goat dairy in town about 20 miles away, and she has an awesome recipe for a special ice cream that many people with food allergies CAN eat. But she doesn’t have the money…Continue
Posted on June 9, 2012 at 9:39am
Our Big Chance! Help us buy this foreclosed riding stable so that we can create a shared use facility called North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. Please visit the following website and contribute to our NCSC Jigsaw Campaign. We are a 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 2010. We have been leasing a facility to start our programming, but the real needs are for a community commercial, micro-creamery, and gardens for education and community. Our users are a diverse lot, but we looked at…Continue
Posted on June 5, 2012 at 10:16pm
We’ve been telling the story of North Country Sustainability Center for nearly two years. Finally we put it in a YouTube storybook. Check it out, please.
NCSC, as we call it, is a innovative incubator that builds communities by allowing the development of the skills that have long been there. Traditional skills such as carpentry, sewing, cooking and farming are being…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2012 at 10:08am
It’s so frustrating to see so many stories about people feeling hopeless, homes being lost, and buildings being vandalized. The media, the people, and even the government calling for ways to make things better, and yet we sit. Here we have an idea that can light a candle for many people, locally and nationally, but it’s not “out of the box enough,” and too small scale for others to consider.
What if “outside of the box,” is not what hasn’t been invented yet, but those things we let…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2012 at 2:20pm