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A positive, local response

to climate change

Neighbors addressing climate change

 
 
Transition Town — All St. Anthony Park

Smaller Footprint, Stronger Community

We’re neighbors linking up to live responsibly on the Earth.  Our ideas are as many as the challenges we all face. But they may not yet include yours. Come, think, work, and celebrate with us!  

During the pandemic, we've reflected, grieved, and dreamed of a better world. We've also learned new habits, some worth keeping! Keepers is a new zine by Regula Russelle— neighbor, Transitioner, and book artist. Read it here (double-click cover for best view), then print copies to share. Download the copyright-free zine layout and instructions. Then check out two more zines with a Transition theme.

Smaller footprint,
stronger community.

Help raise local awareness of our climate emergency and the solutions at hand. Give to Transition Town - ASAP. 

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Happenings

 

For more events, see our Facebook page. 

Transition Town ASAP's
Ideas & Planning group 

Wed. Feb. 9, 7:00–8:30 p.m. on Zoom

(Log on anytime after 6:30 for social time)

Join us to plan projects for a smaller footprint and a stronger community here in St. Anthony Park. For Zoom link, email info@TransitionASAP.org in advance.

Transition Your Money group Wed. Feb. 16, 7:00–8:30 p.m. on Zoom

We're exploring how to build a more local, sustainable economy: regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, co-ops, individual investment tools and regional initiatives such as solidarity economies and green bonds. Newcomers: For link, email mrusselle@gmail.com.

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Book discussion: All We Can Save

Thurs. Feb. 17, 7:00–8:30 p.m. on Zoom

All are welcome! Read all or part of this best-selling eco-anthology, then join us to reflect on it. The subtitle says it: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis. This time we'll discuss the second half of the book, parts 5–8.  Edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson (pictured), it's been called "a powerful read that fills one with, dare I say... hope?" (NY Times).  For link, email Communications@TransitionASAP.org.

Going Home Green group 

Mon. April 11, 10:30 am

Quarterly meeting for those interested in end-of-life options that honor earth and community: visit our web page. This time we'll visit Prairie Oaks, a natural burial ground in Inver Grove Heights, conditions permitting. For details, email Communications@TransitionASAP.org.

Sign up for our newsletter and join the 400-plus neighbors who stay informed and join in when they can: email Communications@TransitionASAP.org. Got time to do more? Send us a note and we’ll connect.  Feel free to propose a project or event we can support: email Mike at mjblandford@yahoo.com..

UMN's Bee Squad
UMN's Bee Squad

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Capitol Region Watershed District
Capitol Region Watershed District

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We hosted two information booths
We hosted two information booths

Tracy (right) provided the inspiration for the festival

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UMN's Bee Squad

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Local groups shared sustainability ideas at our Emergence Festival, July 2021.

Our purpose is to raise our neighborhood's understanding of climate change and the limits of fossil fuels, and to foster a positive, community-wide transition to more sustainable ways of life... ASAP.  ASAP reminds us that climate calls for our best efforts, right now. All Saint Anthony Park means South and North; renters and homeowners; newcomers and long-timers; businesses and nonprofits, youth, students, and seniors; faith groups, people of all ethnicities... all are needed. (See a map of our area of St. Paul, MN.)  

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