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Hey Federal purchasers, green vendors, buisinesses large and small!

If you've got the power to make a change....buy Green! Go with Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) and use your buying power to stimulate market demand for green products and services.

It all starts here! Find and evaluate green products and services, identify federal green buying requirements, calculate the costs and benefits of green purchasing choices and manage the processes. Got something green to sell? This is the place to post it.

 
 

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Climate March Garbage? DEVO The Solution

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Saturday, 27 September 2014 17:28

Climate March Garbage? DEVO The Solution

 

Last week's Climate Change Action March in New York City was a phenominal success showcasing just how many very motivated brilliant leaders can build a coordinated effort.  In the wake of the worlds lagest Environmental Action of all time critisism has aroused about garbage left on the parade route. Having reduced waste in large public venues and events reading these ideas has spurred the following response:

 

We all agree that the dominant paradigm has to shift. On Sunday I stRead more

 

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Donna Williams and Field Goods

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Thursday, 22 May 2014 00:00



About Donna Williams

Field Goods Founder, Donna Williams brings a unique and comprehensive skill set and wide-ranging experience to Field Goods.  She has worked in banking, start-up food, internet, consumer health and publishing companies.  Her experience  selling to grocery retailers, distributor and food service companies informed her understanding of how costly and difficult it is for small food producers to get their products into traditional food distribution channels. &nbspRead more
   

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Social Venture Institute Interview With Scott Tillitt

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Friday, 09 May 2014 10:20

Social Venture Institute Interview With Scott Tillitt
 
The inaugural Social Venture Institute / Hudson Valley will be presented by Antidote Collective, On Belay Business Advisors and Re>Think Local in partnership with Omega Institute and Social Venture Network this weekend.

This weekend retreat will be held at Omega Institute near Rhinebeck, NY, May 9-11, 2014.

Headline-worthy local and national presenters include:

Raphael Bemporad, BBMG — expert in values-driven brand strategy, innovation strategy, cause marketing and public affairs
JeffreyRead more
   

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11th Annual NYS Environmental Excellence Awards

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Friday, 14 March 2014 22:57

11th Annual NYS Environmental Excellence Awards

 

Applications Now Being Accepted 

Get visibility and recognition for your outstanding, innovative and sustainable project or program that is improving and protecting New York's environmental resources and contributing to a  viable economy. 

 Eligible applicants include: businesses (including but not limited to small, medium and large businesses, manufacturing, power generation, retail, agri-business, hospitality etc.); not-for-profit organizations; education, health carRead more

   

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Apply Now for Hilltop Hanover Farms CSA

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Tuesday, 24 December 2013 22:11

Apply Now for Hilltop Hanover Farms CSA

 The wait is over for those of you eager to join the Hilltop Hanover Farm CSA for 2014!

If you are ready to go, and don't need more information:
Download an application

 



Otherwise, learn more about our CSA program:

What is a CSA

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is a subscription-style farming partnership between CSA members and the CSA farmer.  Members sign up early in the season for weekly CSA shares.  In return for this early commitment, CSA members receive the freshesRead more

   

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Chef Kroner's Thanksgiving Tips

Written by Chef Josh Kroner Friday, 22 November 2013 17:04

Chef Kroner's Thanksgiving Tips

A few tips for the cooks in the family as we are about a week away from Thanksgiving: 

1. Eat Local! Get your turkey from a local farm. Shop the Rhinebeck Thanksgiving Farmer's Market this Sunday. 
2. Brine your bird. It takes 18-30 hours, so plan ahead, but it gives you a moist, flavorful turkey every time. Try my simple recipe.  
3. Get everyone involved. Have guests bring a dish. Let the kids help in the kitchen. They can learn how to make some tasty stuffing this Saturday at ourRead more

   

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Hilltop Hannover Farm's Thanksgiving Farm Stand Days

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Friday, 22 November 2013 12:12

Hilltop Hannover Farm's Thanksgiving Farm Stand Days

 


Hilltop Hanover Farm - Thanksgiving Farm Stand Days 

Friday  1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
Monday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday* 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

What's availilbe?


Eggs, carrots, leeks, scallions, celeriac, mizuna, yukina, bok choy, spinach, daikon radish, turnips, broccoli raab, broccoli spears, cauliflower, hot peppers, lettuce, frisee, endive, escarole, herbs, winter squash, pie pumpkins, onions, shallots, our own Hot Pepper Jelly, jam, maple syrup, hoRead more

   

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Press Release - Inspiring New Read: Green Town USA

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:23

Press Release - Inspiring New Read: Green Town USA
 
 Press Release from our friends at Hatherleigh Press:
 
 
GREEN TOWN USA: 
New Book Documents Pathway to Sustainability 
 
Hope for a greener America . . . 
from the extraordinary community that made it a reality. 
 
“There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy 
created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!” 
 
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey: The EducatRead more
   

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International Buy Nothing Day: It's Time Has Come

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 13 November 2013 00:00

International Buy Nothing Day: It's Time Has Come

 

 

Bye Bye Black Friday! International Buy Nothing Day's time has come.  

Last year Walmart's employees threaten a Black Friday strike, advertisements were less pronounced, trucking issues due to Hurricane Sandy force some stores to widen their aisles and redistribute good so they can appear to be full.  People became frustrated with thring to buy the perfect whatever to capture the beauty of the season and began considering what else could fill the gaping void left oRead more

   

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Arts, Fair Trade and New Rochelle: Maria Cisneros Interview

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Saturday, 19 October 2013 10:11

Arts, Fair Trade and New Rochelle: Maria Cisneros Interview

Tell me the story of how you came to open Recologie. What inspired you to focus on recycled wear and vegetarian food. Do you source your food locally? What Farms - Chefs are you connected with?

Maria Cisneros and Judith Weber:

Maria: “I began Recologie as a small intimate shop in Larchmont, NY.  I saw the need for a shopping experience like no other, with products having wonderful stories behind them. In speaking with one of my eco-minded designer friends, I decided to carry her line of hanRead more

   

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Gluten Free Co-Packing Space Sought

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Friday, 11 October 2013 11:24

 

From a local baker looking for co-pcking space:

 

I am looking to move my frozen gluten free pizza crusts and rolls to a co-packing facility and am having a hard time finding a facility that is gluten free, but not allergen free (my products contain milk and eggs). Do you have any suggestions? 

 

Got a space that wuld work?

Contact Lea Cullen Boyer to pass on the message!

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