About Us


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

Sustainability is: Sustainability is: A sustainable community is:

choosing to meet
today's needs
in ways that will give
future generations
the ability
to meet their needs
as well or better

developing habits of
taking only what we need;
reducing waste and toxins;
thinking of others
present and future;
recognizing that
all beings on earth:
animals and plants,
wind and water,
forests and wetlands,
as well as all humans
belong to a single
interconnected web
on which we
all depend for life

a community
working together toward
environmental responsibility, economic vitality,
social cohesiveness,
and spiritual vibrancy
for the sake of those
who will come after them

HOW do we work?

Create: partnerships with other organizations, groups, individuals
Educate: newsletter, website, media, e-communication, study groups, schools
Demonstrate: Green Pioneer Homes, Farmers Market, curbside recycling, Earth Day, rainbarrels, "Kentucky's greenest, most sustainable rural community"
Advocate: local food and crafts system, smart growth, water and energy conservation, green schools, churches, and buildings
Generate: funding to enable our work


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