The Sustainable Valley Group
We are excited about building on our many success’ from 2012. Looking to the new year; SVG is committed to completing the 30 Island Street facility, moving in our tenants and producing sustainable jobs for our local economy.
Some of our other projects we have been working on include:
SVG will continue to follow its core mission of facilitating our local green economy. We have many other projects coming in the pipeline and will be making our progress known as these developments move forward. We will continue to work with State, local and regional development groups and governments. We will continue to aggressively pursue new opportunities and invite all who share our vision to please join us!
Student & Adult Educational Opportunities With SVG
1) Establish “Student Tour” to include Power Plant (TransCanada), Petroglyphs, 30 Island St, 33 Bridge St business’, Rail Yard, Our Place Community Kitchen, Grist Mill (Historic Society) & More!
2) Continue educational relationship with the Compass School. Increase exchange with local High Schools (BF, Fall Mt., Green Mt, Bratt). Possibilities include “Summer Intern Programs” with SVG and or related enterprises. Enable and encourage “Senior Projects” to be focused on local issues, help students by exposing them to as many topics as possible. Sustainability is a large topic and it should have something for every young mind to find interesting!
3) Work to establish a “SVG Scholarship Fund” to help deserving area students afford their secondary education. Focus on students looking to study in related fields.
4) Seek collaboration with the Historical Society, Nature Museum, Conservation Commision, 350.org, GMP, TransCanada & others. Helping establish our community as a model for 21st Century progress by supporting events, speakers, book tours and other sustainable public functions.