Renewable Energy & Local Living Talks

All of the talks are held in the Renewable Energy/Local Living tent. For talk details visit North Quabbin Energy.

SATURDAY, Sept 26th

12:00 – Community Solar Unveiled, Lynn Benander of Co-op, Power and Adam Thurell of PV²

1:00 – Allying with the Fungal Kingdom: Simple outdoor cultivation and foraging skills, Willie Crosby, Fungi Ally

2:00 – Cover Crops for Home Gardens, Sharon Gensler, Wild Browse Sustainability Center and NOFA presenter

3:00 – Heirloom Madness, Fred Swedberg, that Heirloom Guy


12:00 – The Basics of Lacto-fermentation, Heather Wernimont, Real Pickles

1:00 – What’s so Hot about Heat Pumps? Peter Talmage, P.E.

2:00 – Building an Affordable High Performance Home, Spartan Giordano, Spartan Solar

3:00 – If You Can Boil Water: Brewing Beer at Home, Joel Watts, Millers River Hops Exchange

As always, a giant THANK YOU goes to the presenters who volunteer to share their time, expertise, and enthusiasm to make these topics come alive for the festival audience.  If you have suggestions for future topics please fill out the form below.