2015 Entrepreneur of the Year: Marcia Passos Duffy

The Hannah Grimes Center announces its 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year: Marcia Passos Duffy, founder and owner of Backporch Publishing LLC based in Keene.  Marcia will accept this award at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship’s CONNECT2015 Event on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole. For over […]


Food Day Events: Celebrate Entrepreneurship and our Local Food System

On October 24th, Americans from all 50 states will celebrate the fifth annual Food Day at thousands of events, building a movement to change the American food system.  Join the 2015 Food Day campaign! Also, check out this year’s Food Day Barnraiser — an effort to double Food Day’s impact and reach 10 million new […]






A Roadmap to a Sustainable Community: CONNECT and The Keene Comprehensive Master Plan

Originally posted in the Monadnock Shopper News A sustainable community is one that is economically, environmentally and socially healthy and resilient.  It meets challenges through integrated solutions rather than through fragmented approaches that meet one of those goals at the expense of others.  And it takes a long-term perspective — one that’s focused on both the […]