Monthly Archives: April 2011

Looking Closer to Home for Energy Solutions

AERO on the Air, Energy News, What's New

BY BEN BROUWER At the end of 88 days in session, the Montana Legislature has nearly managed to assemble a budget, and they’ve plowed through hundreds of bills. But unfortunately they’re leaving behind a staggering piece of unfinished business: Montana … Continue reading

Grow Local Event on Local Access TV

Food and Agriculture News, What's New

The Helena-area’s Growing Community Project (GCP) just hosted their annual Grow Local event. Featuring an extraordinary local food potluck and speaker Jan Tusick of Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center, the event highlighted important work in rebuilding Montana’s food system, including … Continue reading

AERO Welcomes New Executive Director

What's New
Bryan von Lossberg

The Board of Directors of the Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO), is pleased to announce that Bryan von Lossberg has been hired as the new Executive Director of AERO. Beginning May 16th, 2011 Bryan will replace outgoing Executive Director Jonda … Continue reading

Save the Date: AERO Ag Task Force meeting!

What's New

Join us on May 12, 2011 at Timeless Seeds in Ulm from Noon to 4:30. This is a great opportunity to get involved in AERO’s Sustainable Food & Ag program and help guide the direction of our work. The meeting … Continue reading

Food & Ag Legislative Update: It’s Been an Action-Packed Session!

What's New

AERO has had the opportunity to work on some really important legislation this session that directly affects our members. We are making progress on protecting farmers in the event of GE crop contamination, supporting Farm to School and farmland protection, … Continue reading

Helena Mayor, County Commissioner at Energy Conference Reception

Energy News, Events, What's New

Join AERO for a reception on Wednesday, May 18th to hear from Helena Mayor Jim Smith about steps to implement the Helena Climate Action Plan, and from Lewis & Clark County Commissioner Derek Brown about the County’s energy conservation projects. … Continue reading

New West Hosts A Conversation in Missoula About Local Food and Local Economies

Food and Agriculture News

Be part of a discussion about how local food can mean economic recovery for the Rockies. Nationally renowned food system analyst Ken Meter will be in Missoula Friday, May 6 at the New West Festival to talk about the results of … Continue reading

Root 4 Kids

What's New

Root 4 Kids, a program created by Annie’s in partnership with the National Farm to School Network, is calling upon parents and schools nationwide to help one million kids dig and plant new veggies through harvest 2011. Thus far, more … Continue reading