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 rediscovered, but in…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on May 16, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments
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
Added by Patricia Stewart on February 15, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. just agreed to lease a retired elementary school in Ashburnham, MA as our temporary home base. This will allow us to start offering programs, make local food and art pieces available for sale, and build the long term goal of creating a very exciting project.
What does NCSC do for anyone else? Well, to start with, we're a regional operation, so we are open to working with and helping anyone who has a dream to start a small business that…
Added by Patricia Stewart on November 16, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments
With the news all full of frustration and anger, is it possible that a dream can still come true?
I hope so, because we have a unique chance to make it happen. But it will take a little help from a lot of people.
Since I started in the field of local food and environmental education I had an image of reusing an old building to create a place where farms could sell their food, consumers could purchase high quality locally grown food and a community could come…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on October 20, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
New Program Kicks Off Social Networking Program
North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. (NCSC) wants to raise people’s…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on August 31, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments
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I attended the TEDxCambridge event "How do you eat?" over the weekend. I thougght my observatoins would be of interest to the NEFOOD crew.
"I've been stewing on TEDxCambridge for about 24 hours so I figured it's time to put into writing what's been swirling around my head all day. I applied to attend because the topic was of interest to me, "How do you eat?" and I was curious about the whole…Continue
Added by Wayne Maceyka on May 18, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments
Emily Brooks is the revolutionary new face of the local food and sustainable agriculture movements.
She has 3 blogs on her website:
Added by Emily Brooks on April 15, 2010 at 6:54am — No Comments