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Bedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

Bedford 2020 Moon Dance celebrates the strides the Bedford community has made in tackling environmental issues over the past nine years. Held under the light of the full moon on Saturday, May 18, at bucolic Maple Grove Farm, this farm-to-table party honors environmental heroes Jim Wood and Jayni and Chevy Chase. Guests enter the party [...]read moreBedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

“Chopped” champion brings organic gardening to schools

Heather Priest organic gardening

Inch by inch and row by row may be how a garden grows, but across the Wilton School District’s four main schools, their gardens are developing as fast as the students. “We’ve had growing interest in organic gardening across the schools,” says Superintendent Dr. Kevin Smith, while discussing the benefits of the new gardens at [...]read more“Chopped” champion brings organic gardening to schools

Senior living has gone gourmet, high tech and green

Maplewood Senior Living

Finding a retirement community for mom or dad can be overwhelming. But one thing that can make your decision easier is whether or not that place is environmentally friendly. That’s where Maplewood Senior Living in Southport comes in. Wetland preservation tops the list at this new facility scheduled to open in June. The community sits [...]read moreSenior living has gone gourmet, high tech and green

Soil My Undies – use this gardening trick

“Eeeww! Soil a pair of men’s underwear?” Some of Bedford’s Rusticus Garden Club members recoiled in disgust at the suggestion by Karen Simons, their co-chair of conservation. The “Soil My Undies” initiative to bury men’s underwear is one way for gardeners to see if their soil contains the beneficial micro-organisms that decompose organic material and [...]read moreSoil My Undies – use this gardening trick

Using creativity to keep fallen trees out of landfills

Keeping fallen trees out of landfills

“Standing dead and fallen trees are an undervalued asset in our communities,” says Pound Ridge native Eli Arnow, who co-founded Epilogue Woods with Matt Rohrs. “The name of the company came from our goal of wanting to continue the stories of these old and beautiful trees, to provide an epilogue to their life and history.” [...]read moreUsing creativity to keep fallen trees out of landfills

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