DORSET >> a workshop on solar basics for Vermonters will be held Thursday, July 28 at 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Grassroots Solar barn, 5145 Route 30, Dorset, just north of the Mettowee Mill Nursery.

Curious about solar for your home or business but don't know where to start? Solar energy is the fastest growing alternative energy, but its process and potential benefits are still a mystery to many. The workshop will answer common questions about solar energy and how the rules apply specifically to Vermont. the workshop aims to show how residents can afford to own their own power.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact or call (802) 681-3579,