Northfield is the town of “blogs” these days! A ‘blog – short for web log, is an ongoing diary or journal on the web, but most of you know that already.

Here are some interesting local blogs that we thought we’d highlight that have a sustainability or grassroots community organizing “bent” to them. This list is not inclusive, so if you have others, please share them with everyone in the comments!

  • Living in Northfield is a blog by Marcea Frasier, who takes long bike rides, works at Valley Creek Community Farm, makes her own soap, and home schools her children.
  • Olivia Frey, our secretary for CSL, has a new blog called Make/Do, where she shares insights and sustainable tips about living more simply. Every post she has a “make/do” tip!
  • In Penelopedia, Penny Hilleman talks about her adventures in gardening, bird watching, finding abandoned wasp nests, and living lightly in the world.
  • Bruce Anderson hosts a blog on his site, Sustainable Community Solutions. He’s been very busy organizing folks around the issue of cohousing in Northfield.
  • Bill Ostrem’s blog, Northern Letter, discusses topics of sustainability, bicycling, energy, and climate change.
  • Scott Schumacher (yours truly), has moved his blog to a new site entitled A River Between, where he speaks about unschooling, holistic healing, sustainable living, and raising a more natural dog, Junebug.

If there are more blogs out there, please let us know! We hope you enjoy peeking into the lives of a few Northfielders who are taking steps to live a more sustainable life.

2 Responses to “Northfield Sustainable Blogs!”

  1. on 10 Jun 2008 at 7:10 amBill Ostrem

    Scott, Thanks for mentioning my blog!

    I believe we’re neighbors, and it would be great to chat some time in person!

  2. on 10 Jun 2008 at 6:56 pmPenny Hillemann

    Likewise, thanks for the mention, Scott! It was nice to be introduced to a couple of others I wasn’t familiar with, as well.

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