I can't tell you how glad we are to back in business! We're listing new products and ramping up production ahead of the holiday shopping season. Thanks to everyone who has been so patient as we worked to get the leaky workshop roof replaced.
As part of the roof replacement, we had solar panels installed. Tremendous thanks go out to Valley Solar for their excellent work. The panels went live 7 days ago and we are generating way more power than we are consuming. We hope that when we look at our energy production versus consumption a year from now we'll be able to say that we are truly a green home and business. And with upgrades to our heating system in the coming years we aim to be net-zero.
For now, I can tell you that your puzzles are produced using solar-generated electricity and, as always, the most environmentally friendly materials and methods I can find. This includes:
I'm always looking for ways to make Holyoke Puzzles greener and more environmentally friendly. I'd love to hear your ideas in the comments.
Barbara Bitgood, Artisan owner of Holyoke Puzzles in Holyoke, Massachusetts.