Sustainable Energy in the Hilltowns


Renewable Energy - Clearwater Revival (c) Sienna Wildfield

If your family is interested in discovering renewable energy sources for your home, the Hilltown Sustainability Group will be presenting a Renewable Energy Self-Guided Site Tour of homes that utilize renewable energy in Ashfield, Chesterfield, Cummington, Plainfield, Williamsburg and Worthington. This free self-guided tour takes place on Sunday, October 21st from 10-4pm and will feature homes with solar photovoltaic, passive solar, solar hot water heat, grease car, wind, hybrid solar human-powered bicycle, masonry heater and more.

Maps are available at:

  • Ashfield: Elmer’s
  • Chesterfield: Chesterfield General Store
  • Cummington: Old Creamery
  • Goshen: Goshen General Store
  • Plainfield: Shaw Memorial Library
  • Williamsburg: Williamsburg Market
  • Windsor: Sangars General Store
  • Worthington: Corners Grocery

There will also be a Renewable Energy panel discussion this Sunday, October 14th, from 4:30pm-6:30pm. This panel discussion will give families the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of our neighbors who are already u sing renewable energy sources. The discussion will be at the Cummington Community House and a potluck will follow.

For more information on either event, call Amy or Alice at 413.634.5560

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