Customer Profiles

Terra Firma Farm Uses Solar to Get Back to the Earth

Regenerative Farming & Pasture-Raised Sheep in Acton, Maine Farming without diminishing the land – that’s the mission behind Acton-based Terra Firma Farm. The farm’s 65 acres, purchased by John Flood in 2008, originally consisted mostly of washed out hayfields. Over the years, John has slowly built the hayfields back up, acquired sheep and chickens locally,… Read more

August 26, 2021

Schools & Nonprofits

Notes from a Summer Fellow: Lila Nelson

This blog post is written by our 2021 Summer Fellow from UNH’s Sustainability Institute, Lila Nelson: This summer, I had the great privilege of working with ReVision Energy. Coming from the Midwest, I had never heard of ReVision until I was searching for a summer job and stumbled across the University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability… Read more

August 17, 2021

Electric Transportation

South Portland Grant Program for EV Charging

Electric Vehicle Charging Grants for South Portland Businesses South Portland has announced a Level 2 EV charging grant program for businesses and commercial properties located within its city limits. Grant applications are competitive, and will be reviewed and awarded quarterly for the foreseeable future. This subsidy can also be stacked with the Federal Alt Fuel… Read more

August 12, 2021

Customer Profiles

Lazy Acres Flower Farm

Solar-Powered Flower Farm Keeps It Local You’ve heard of recipes being passed down through generations. Engagement rings, wedding dresses, and photo albums often make their way through time. But what about . . . orange dahlias? Sarah Lutte’s grandmother grew a specific type of beautiful orange dahlia, and gave Sarah dahlia tubers to plant for her wedding…. Read more

August 9, 2021

BIPOC Voices

Tribal Sovereignty in the Dawnland

This month’s contributor is Ambassador Maulian Dana, who was appointed by Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis in September 2017. As Ambassador, Maulian is responsible to act as a representative of the Penobscot Nation and to serve as a liaison for the Nation at the local, state and federal levels of government to educate and advocate… Read more

August 5, 2021