Grow Squash and Kids Together!

Growing vegetables is an adventure. Growing kids is also an adventure. I propose they grow best together. Growing kids and vegetables together is the best way to grow vegetable lovers. It’s like they cross-pollinate … [Read more...]

Rotary International Embraces Protecting The Environment

When you think about the word “Rotary”, images of folks in Rotary-emblazoned shirts picking up trash, helping to construct a handicap ramp for a neighbor in need, working with a student to complete a local service … [Read more...]

A Solar Convert: Having a Warm Winter With No Heating Bill

I am a warm weather person; sometimes even a hot-weather person.  So, when I tell you my heating bills in the winter get pretty high because I like to be warm, please believe me.  By November 1, if I can wait that long, … [Read more...]

Do a Superfund Site and a City Road Go Together? Learn Why Not

City of Frederick planners are proposing a four-lane, 50 mph road to run through Fort. Detrick’s Area B, the same Area B that is home to a Superfund in the middle of the City of Frederick. Fort Detrick Area B  … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: Envision Frederick County Announces New Executive Director

NEWS RELEASE (December 1, 2020) FREDERICK, MD -- Envision Frederick County Founder and Executive Director Kai Hagen announced today he will be leaving his position in the organization to pursue other opportunities. He … [Read more...]

Think Before You Compost

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a MASSIVE compost advocate. But compost is not the be-all and end-all when it comes to the issue of food waste in our community and around the world. Let’s start with a few basic facts: … [Read more...]

What is Project Drawdown? Learn on November 21 at Our Virtual Workshop

Frederick County residents who want to learn about the strategies and hope Project Drawdown offers to reverse global warming and mitigate climate change are invited to attend a free virtual workshop by trained Drawdown … [Read more...]

Best practices for ending exclusive single-family zoning

Your city or state just allowed—or is considering allowing—multiple units on every lot. Here are six tips for successful implementation of the Missing Middle. Last year was a groundbreaking one … [Read more...]