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Roser Farm, Freiburg Germany

Freiburg Germany: Renewable Energy, Rural Development, and Energy Cooperatives

Our morning began bright and early at 8:30 AM when a classmate, Kyle Daniels, gave us a briefing on what we should expect from the day: excursions full of renewable energies, rural development, and energy cooperatives. After breakfast, we hopped … Read more

Kaiser Wilhelm’s symbol, the eagle, painted on the ceiling of the château’s great hall.

Château Francais in Alsace on the Cleantech Europe Summer Trip

Yesterday evening, several Burch kids and I decided to hike up to the Schlossberg Observation Tower near our hotel in Freiburg. Today, I realized what a mistake that had been. Don’t get me wrong – the view of Freiburg from … Read more

Hargrove Bridge

Freiburg, Germany Burch Cleantech Europe Trip, Day One

The first day of class in Freiburg, Germany was definitely a whirlwind adventure, and certainly educational. Personally, my day started when I decided to roll out of bed 15 minutes before a 7 am run with some of the girls. … Read more