Let’s face it, there’s too much stuff in the world. There’s too much stuff in your house! There are several reasons it ended up this way. First, people buy stuff that they don’t need and often subsequently don’t pay any attention to. Second, people buy NEW stuff when they could easily get by just fine […]
About Blue Sprout Studio
Blue Sprout Studio, based in Rutland, Vermont, is a boutique design studio that provides web design and development services, environmental research, legal research, project management, curriculum development, and other marketing services to small businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities/agencies.
In support of a new economy...
I am happy to consider trade in exchange for my work. Simply let me know what you have to offer, and I will tell you if a trade or partial trade would work for me.
I was very excited about planting kale for a winter harvest in my sun room. It was with great glee that I lovingly planted several seeds in each of my starter pots and laid them out on a baking sheet. They started coming up after only a few days, and I was giddy thinking about […]
Today was simply a gorgeous, breezy fall day in Vermont. What better time for a protest against the tar sands pipeline. Here in Vermont, we’re not protesting Keystone XL, the one that goes through the western United States – although those in attendance are against that also. (You may recall that I was arrested in […]
Despite Vermont’s reputation as being “green”, we have a record of recycling only half of what could be recycled here in the state. The problem: we have one small landfill that was getting landFULL! And that landfill has now been closed due to noxious odor problems. All around the country, people send plastic bags full […]
A morning where I can get dirt under my fingernails is a good morning, and this was a good morning. I followed some online advice about getting rid of the gnats I mentioned in my previous post, and it seemed to have worked. I mixed a tablespoon of neem oil, a tablespoon of non-toxic dish […]