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Brattleboro's Slow Living Summit

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 05, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Jun 04, 2013

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions This week’s Slow Living Summit celebrates local food, local economies, sustainability, and resilience. The Slow Living Summit is happening June 5-7 in Brattleboro. Image Credit: Strolling of the Heifers For the past three years the Slow Living Summit has been an important ancillary event to the Strolling of the Heifers parade in Brattleboro, Vermont, which is now one of the state’s leading tourist attractions. With a nod to Spain’s famous Running of the Bulls, the Strolling of the Heifers is a relaxed walk along Main Street that focuses attention on farmers and local food. Right from day one Strolling organizer Orly Munzing worked to provide an educational component to the event. So it was a logical extension to host a focused conference that tied into the Strolling. But the Slow Living Summit, whose program committee I’ve participated in these three years, goes beyond food and agriculture. read more






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