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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 144

  • CSAs for good food, local focus

    Doug Christen plants summer squash seeds at Smaller Footprint Farm, a certified “naturally-grown” farm that supplies vegetables for 30 local families. Farm shares, which cost $425 for 20 weeks of fresh produce, are available for the 2010 season. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Both Smaller Footprint Farm and Heartbeat Community Farm have thrived since going into business in 2006 by growing vegetables directly for their members using a model called Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA for short.

  • Pastor Hill’s Final Sermon

    Pastor Charles Hill walks to the pulpit on Sunday morning to give his final sermon at the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Eight years ago, Pastor Charles Hill came out of retirement to serve at the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church. Today, he gave his final sermon at the church and in his 52-year career as a pastor.

  • Rodney Bean Day

    Rodney Bean receives a roaring round of applause for his 11 years of service at the Senior Center executive director at a reception in his honor on Friday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs Mayor Dave Fobert declared May 28, 2010 to be “Rodney Bean Day,” in honor of Bean’s 11 years of service as the Executive Director of the Yellow Springs Senior Center.

  • McGregor students learn philanthropy for nonprofits

    Last Friday Antioch University McGregor students in the Health Services Systems class presented the final installment of a grant to three regional non-profit organizations as part of the statewide Pay-it-Forward program, which teaches Ohio college students to how to be philanthropists. From left to right are McGregor students and representatives of the agencies they selected, including Pat Moeller, student, Elaine England, student, John O’Bryan, Womanline of Dayton, Tim Voltz, Springfield Youth Ministries, Lisa Beair, Pregnancy Resource Center of Springfield and Lori Tuttle, student.

    Last semester some students in a class at Antioch University McGregor went beyond learning about pressing social problems to financing the local organizations that address them.

  • Benefit honors former YS musician

    This Saturday, May 29, Peach’s Grill will host a benefit for musician and long-time Yellow Springs resident, J.J. Yates, who was brutally attacked last month in Cincinnati.

  • Farewell to Gudgel

    Retiring Yellow Springs principal John Gudgel at a reception held in his honor.

    Departing Yellow Springs High School Principal John Gudgel greeted a steady stream of current and former students, parents, teachers, colleagues and friends at a farewell reception on Sunday at the Glen Helen building. Gudgel spent 30 years in the school district as a teacher, guidance counselor and principal, a position he held for the last […]

  • Community Votes on Visioning Actions

    Carl Bryan votes for an action strategy at the visioning open house on Thursday afternoon. The open house continues on Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m in Rooms A and B at the Bryan Center. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    More than 60 community members participated in the third and final public phase of Yellow Springs/Miami Township Visioning process, “Shape Our Future.” At the open house, each participant voted for five actions, out of 78 total, they believe should have the highest priority.

  • Getting a bigger life, in Cuba

    Jeanne Lemkau, shown here on a trip to Cuba last January, has recently published a memoir, Lost and Found in Cuba: A Tale of Midlife Rebellion.

    Clinical psychologist Jeanne Lemkau went from a windowless office at the Wright State Medical Center to living with nuns inside a leprosy sanatorium in Cuba, and from a career track in academic medicine to international activism and public education.

  • Passive House is an active goal

    Andrew and Anisa Kline of Green Generation Building Company stand at the construction site of their Yellow Springs Passive House on Dayton Street, which will be completed in July. They hope their structure meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards of the Passive House.

    Andrew Kline is already the youngest builder in Yellow Springs. But the 29-year-old general contractor also wants to be the greenest. With his newly formed company, Green Generation Building, and the construction of his first energy-efficient home nearing completion, Kline is well on his way to establishing himself as a green builder. If Kline and […]

  • Land trust guest speaker advises sustainable farming

    David Montgomery

    Professor and author David Montgomery thinks everyone should be concerned about where their food comes from and how its grown. In his presentation for the Tecumseh Land Trust’s “Stories of People and the Land” series on Tuesday night, the soil expert urged no-till, organic farming practices that preserve local agricultural soils rather than deplete them.