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Share something which gives you hope.
What gives me hope in the world is knowing that there are compassionate and loving people willing... Read more
What gives me hope is communities coming together to fight climate change and improve their... Read more
There are some slow movements that give hope. Cohousing is one, and local farmer's markets, as well... Read more
Getting around should be Easy, Affordable, and Healthy - for everyone. Share a creative expression of what you value about these mobility rights!
Video on how transit pollution gets inside your lungs.
It gives us hope knowing that if we help the enviroment every day (riding our bikes, composting,... Read more
Pardon me for being cliche, but my son gives me hope. He's only a year old but from the moment he... Read more
Grow a friend (food plant) as a gift for another friend (human person).
I just bought myself some herbs to plant in my planters (we don't have space and light for a garden... Read more
Give a boost to local efforts helping make VT transportation healthier, more convenient, and less expensive!
National Bike to School Day
Safe Routes to School
All of these challenges are part of... Read more
Make naturally dyed Easter Eggs!
This challenge keeps popping up as its one of the very few I for some reason kept skipping over. ... Read more
Have A Team Waste Reduction Challenge!
I did this earlier with Jumpin Jersey, but didn't realize at the time it was a wildcard challenge.... Read more
Do the Paper Towel Challenge
I work for VPR and listen to the Ted Talks all the time.
This is so true, we waste so much paper... Read more
Try one new physical activity this Vermontivate season!
I bought a used kayak that for the past years mostly sits in my yard. For the first time ever I... Read more
Do some creative accounting with your household energy usage!
We found out from the business manager the average number of gallons used per month and the average... Read more
Open up about your food "guilty pleasure." But don't feel guilty! It's ok. No one's perfect!
Argh. Potato chips are my downfall and they are so bad. They travel from far away to get here and... Read more
Take A Celebratory Earth Day Bike Ride
Every day should be Earth Day!
On Earth Day I contributed to the book exchange at Hunger Mt. CoOp,... Read more
Create Your Own Transportation Challenge
During decent weather it would be possible to get to Montpelier and back if I had a vehicle that... Read more
Speak up! Add your voice to the conversation about an energy issue you care about.
On October 3rd, at the Maple Corner Comminty Center the Vermontivate team will host an energy fair... Read more
Create a biking support sign for your window or yard.
Here you go! This could be in a car window, a house window, or posted on a message board.
Think big! Tell the story of how you could get your life to 90% clean energy consumption.
I live lighter than almost anyone I know, other than those that live with no power other than self... Read more
Energy treasure everywhere! Go on a hunt with a friend to find their home's energy treasures!
I've offered to help a pair of older women with their gardening needs, one of whom has dimentia.... Read more
Make a magazine cover of climate success!
I envision the earth thriving with old growth forests, nature back in balance and humans not... Read more
Create Your Own Challenge About Anything!
As we are all aware winter can be mighty rough in Vermont. Many people buy chemical pellets to melt... Read more
DIY: Do Something (Just About Anything) With Vinegar!
I discoverd the miracle cleaner "vinegar" 40 years ago and have been using it ever since. The photo... Read more
DIY: Make Your Own Toothpaste!
Okay followed the recipe - a bit different, will take some getting used to, but here's my chance.
Stop eating sugar for 5 days!
For the past 3 weeks I've been totally off sugar, except for an apple or grapefruit each day. Its... Read more
I've used both yellow onion skins and red onion skins to color eggs, but wanted to try grape juice... Read more
Our house is set almost 100 yards back from the road, so a poster in my window would have litttle... Read more
My house is not on the road, so I decided to put a bumper sticker on my car. It says, "Share the... Read more
Being the scientist that I am (not to mention always looking for a short cut!), I decided that, ... Read more
Pizza with lots of gooey cheeeeeeeeeeeeez. Mmmmmmmmmm.....gggggggggggggggggggg