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Energy Challenge Joins the Madison Farmer’s Market

Madison Farmers marketMadison, CT – Farmers markets are becoming more popular than ever and in some areas, the draw is about much more than just the fresh produce. Madison will have a new array of options as the Farmers Market is opening its door to the Madison Energy Challenge on May 29th.

Organizers say locally grown, fresh foods are increasing in demand and energy conservation seems to tie into that message perfectly. While the focus is still on fresh produce, much more will be available. “The focus is on food, but we will be able to inform residents on state and federal incentives for energy conservation efforts. If you missed your opportunity to come out to a workshop, now is the time to hear what all the talk is about.” said Woodie Weiss of the Madison Energy & Efficiency Committee.

To gain even more interest, one organizer says they are going to incorporate activities to get the kids involved to become informed about solar power. “We really think that it’s almost as important for kids to know about the different types of energy options that are available as where their food comes from and eating healthy, nutritious foods,” says MaggieTreichel of the CT Solar Challenge. Some of those activities will be a solar bead bracelet and launching a solar balloon.

The Madison Farmers Market at the Town Green is happening Friday, May 29th from 3 to 6pm.

MADISON SOLAR TOUR

Bob and Melissa BludonMADISON SOLAR ENTHUSIASTS INVITE YOU TO THEIR JUNE 7 OPEN HOUSE , SHOWCASING ELECTRICITY, HOT WATER, POOL HEATING SYSTEMS

Solar energy enthusiasts Bob and Melissa Blundon will hold an open house Saturday June 7 to showcase the solar electric, hot water and pool systems they have installed at their Madison home. Continue reading

Madison joins the CT Solar Challenge™

madison_sealFirst Selectman Fillmore McPherson announced today that the Town of Madison has joined the CT Solar Challenge™, a community-based group purchasing program that promotes the adoption of solar energy through cost reductions, volunteer-driven outreach and education. Madison is one of only four towns selected to participate in the pilot program. The CT Solar Challenge™ program in Madison will run for a limited time, beginning on April 3, 2013.
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