New Pioneers breakfast meeting

A good time was had by all at the Feb. 8, New Pioneers breakfast meeting to which the current board invited past board members and corporate members to introduce new educational and marketing materials. Watch for the membership drive we will be undertaking soon.

Don’t Miss New Pioneers Empty Bowl Supper Friday, Feb. 23

Are winter doldrums getting you down?  Come on over to the annual Empty Bowl Supper – always the last Friday evening in February!  Choose and pay for your favorite handmade ceramic soup bowl made by a local artist. We will fill it with free hot and hearty homemade soup – along with bread, dessert, and a beverage. Bring your favorite wine if you wish!  Live local music, poetry, and even classical whistling in the company of old friends and new will make this an evening you just can’t let yourself miss!

Kentucky House Bill 227, a hostile and shameful attack

The sponsors of the bill have done everything they can to introduce the bill to the committee stealthily to avoid public input from supporters of renewable energy. Working on behalf of the fossil fuel industries, the sponsors are trying to kill off solar by removing the incentives which have enabled Kentuckians to afford solar installations in the first place

Sustainable Lands Roundtable of Kentucky presents – Sacred Land

The Sustainable Lands Roundtable of Kentucky is proud to present its second documentary, Sacred Land. This 17-minute film explores the theological and spiritual relationship of three Kentucky congregations of Sisters with the hundreds of acres each has stewarded since the early 1800s.

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future

A community non-profit organization founded in Washington County in 2005 to promote sustainable thinking and sustainable development in order to ensure a healthy, safe, and productive future for all.

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Welcome!

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future is a community non-profit organization founded in Washington County in 2005 to promote sustainable thinking and sustainable development in order to ensure a healthy, safe, and productive future for all.

Our goal is to engage our community to make choices and plans now that enable those who come after us in this beautiful place to have a wholesome and sustainable quality of life. Our local work is inspired by the Preamble to the International Earth Charter: We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, at a time when humanity must choose its future …

We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace.

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future
127 West Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

Phone: (859) 336-5070

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Volunteers for everything from mailings, office work, and computer technology to preparing rain barrels, teaching a class, or organizing a project.

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Information about local producers, farmers markets, recycling, green homes, preservation and more.

Moving Forward Forum

Watch the Moving Forward Forum recorded by CH6 Television.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Anne Harrison

Anne Harrison

President

Sandy Canon

Sandy Canon

Treasurer

Marsha Wilson

Marsha Wilson

Secretary

Alida Coughlin

Alida Coughlin

Sr. Rose Marie Cummins

Sr. Rose Marie Cummins

Steve Beam

Steve Beam

David Kessler

David Kessler

Spalding Hurst

Spalding Hurst

STAFF

Sr. Claire McGowan OP

Sr. Claire McGowan OP

Executive Director

Lora Justice

Lora Justice

Administrative Coordinator

CORPORATE MEMBERS

Kentucky Royalty Fiber

Padgett Farms