Relational Food Economy

Creating a Relational Food Economy

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on Random Harvest Market in Craryville, New York.  Having grown up on food stamps and going to food banks, Hillary Hawk understands what food insecurity is like. “I’ve always been passionate about food…

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Preparing for the future of farming

Preparing for the Future of Farming

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on the Glynwood Center for Regional Food & Farming, a team working to fortify the future of farming in the Hudson Valley region. Edward Moran’s Henrik Hudson Entering New York Harbor, 1892 New…

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Solstice Community Solar

Are You Eligible for Community Solar?

Community solar provides clean energy to communities that otherwise wouldn’t have access. As the fastest-growing form of solar energy, community solar allows households to subscribe to a solar farm in their area and see savings on their electric bills. Sounds great, right? Let’s see if you’re eligible! We might be a little biased, but there’s…

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Solar Farms In New York: What You Need To Know

Local residents are seeing a lot of solar farms in New York. If you’re wondering what they’re all for, where they’re coming from, or whether they can save you money, we’ve got answers! If you’re driving around New York state these days, you might catch a glimpse of something pretty new out the window: solar…

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covid community solar

COVID-19: What it Means for Community Solar

We have all been impacted by COVID-19 in one way or another—and the community solar industry is no exception. However, the post-pandemic future of community solar is looking especially bright. We’re all facing uncertainty right now—over our health, our finances, and our very ability to live and work as usual.  It’s no surprise that the…

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Community Solar Farm in City

What is Community Solar?

What exactly is community solar, and what does it mean to enroll in a local solar farm? Learn the basics of community solar in 2020 here. What do you think when you hear of solar power? Panels on top of roofs? Environmentally-friendly energy that you would like to have one day, but probably won’t get…

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Kingston Food Co-op

Kingston Food Co-op: Groceries for the Community, by the Community

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on the Kingston Food Co-op. One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us is how important it is to support local businesses—and how critical they are to their local economy. However, going the extra…

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Community Solar Guide

The Ultimate Guide To Community Solar

This is it: everything you need to know about the locally-driven community solar model that’s bringing clean energy to millions of Americans for the first time. After over 100 years of fossil fuel emissions from distant power plants, Americans are taking control of their energy. They want it to be more local, more affordable, more…

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