Press

"MORE Local Power," by Staff Writer. Henning Sehmsdorf and Elizabeth Simpson work with OPALCO via the Member Owned Renewable Energy (MORE) Program, and Whidbey Sun & Wind to install and operate a 16 kW solar energy system for sustainability and energy independence. 18 September 2012

"Excerpt, Lopez Island 2025: Sustainable Transformations for Resilience," Knuckles, James, Amanda Bensel, Heather Bessette, Jessica Brandish, Robby Cheriton, Alexis Gabriel, Katherine Gordon, Alexis Gabriel, Katherine Gordon, Neil Heckman, Anna Lui, Deepak Shrestha, Patrick Young, Chris Greacen and Chom Greacen. A class product of the Islands and Sustainability class at Monterey Institute for International Studies. May 2012

“Meet the new Lopez School Superintendent,” by Colleen Smith. The new superintendent plans to develop ecological program to get kids involved with helping and learning about the environment. Published with permission of The Islands” Weekly, Vol. 23, No. 41, October 11, 2005.

“It’s so Easy Being Green!” Published with permission of the Lobo News (Lopez Island School Newsletter), February, 2005.

“Kudos to Sehmsdorf for bringing healthful food into the school.” Editorial published with permission of The Islands’ Sounder, Vol 40, No. 01, September 22, 2004.

“Bringing local produce into the school,” by Ted Grossman. Institutional and economic hurdles to providing healthful foods to local students. Published with permission of The Islands’ Sounder, Vol. 40, no. 01, September 22, 2004.

"Senate aides get a taste of Lopez." Congressional aides for Sen. Maria Cantwell and Sen. Patty Murray visited Lopez Island. The aides met with representatives of Lopez Housing Options (LOHO), Lopez School, and S&S Homestead. Published with permission of The Island's Weekly, April 29, 2004.

“Aides to Senators Cantwell and Murray Visit Lopez,” by Leta Currie Marshall. Published with permission of The Islands’ Weekly, Vol. 22, No. 17, April 27, 2004.

“Bill to bring local food into school cafeterias,”  by Amanda Leidig. Aides to Congressman Rick Larsen and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray are invited to tour a “Farm to Cafeteria” pilot program. Published with permission of The Islands’ Sounder, Vol. 40, No. 01, March 17, 2004.

“Congressional Aide Visits Lopez Farm,” by Leta Currie Marshall. An aide from Congressman Rick Larsen’s office comes to see why the legislature should pass a bill supporting agricultural education. Published with permission of The Islands’ Weekly, Vol. 22, No. 11, March 16, 2004.

“Sustainable, organic farming’s many benefits,” by Amanda Leidig. The San Juan County organization “Navigating Our Future” presented a forum on locally grown,sustainable, and organic farming. The event began with a tour of S&S Homestead Farm. Published with permission of The Islands’ Sounder, March 2004.


"Lopez Island, Washington, Begins to Embrace Model of Agricultural Sustainability," by Jeanna Carter. S&S Homestead Farm is an example of a model rural farm that lives agricultural sustainability and is promoting brighter economic prospects for the future. Published in Sustainable Ways Newsletter, A Prescott Publication of the Sustainable Community Development Program in the Adult Degree Programs, Autumn 2004. Vol 2(1).

"Farm Visit to S & S Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Homestead Farm," by Steven M. Garrett, WSU Extension Pierce County. Published with permission of Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter, WSU Extension, Sept. 2003 1(4):5.

"Nurturing a Niche: New-generation farmers are growing markets and a way of life," by Lynda V. Mapes and Benjamin Benschneider. Published in The Seattle Times: Pacific Northwest Magazine, September 15, 2002.