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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!  

 

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, students and seniors; faith groups, youth groups... all are needed. (See a map of our area of St. Paul, Minnesota.)  Sign up for our newsletter and join the 500 neighbors who stay informed and join in when they can: email Communications@TransitionASAP.org.   Got time to do more? Send us a note— we’ll connect.  Feel free to propose a project or event we can support: email Mike at mjblandford@yahoo.com.

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

Donate

to Transition Town ASAP on our page at GiveMN. We'll use your dollars to raise local awareness of our climate emergency and the solutions at hand.

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FB page  Facebook.com/TransitionASAP   

FB group Transition ASAP   

Twitter @transitionasap1

Instagram @transitionasap 

Happenings

 

For more events, see our Facebook page. 

Capitol Region Watershed District
Capitol Region Watershed District

UMN's Bee Squad
UMN's Bee Squad

We hosted two information booths
We hosted two information booths

Tracy (right) provided the inspiration for the festival

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Capitol Region Watershed District

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Along the Como Lake walking path, local groups shared sustainability ideas at our Emergence Festival July 24: projects for community resilience, climate activism, ecosystem stewardship, faith-based action and more. See some of them in this slide show, and more on the Festival page.  

Transition Town ASAP's
Ideas & Planning Group 

Wed. Aug. 11, 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Join us to plan projects for a smaller footprint and a stronger community. Meet at the Langford Park picnic tables between bandstand and Rec Center (30 Langford Park, St. Paul 55108). If weather's too hot or wet, we'll move to Zoom and update you here. For link, email info@TransitionASAP.org.  

Transition Your Money group  

Wed. Aug. 18, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom

 

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All are welcome to this monthly meeting as we build a more local, sustainable economy. Our speaker is farmer Tiffany LaShae, who has worked locally with Frogtown Farm, Big River Farm, and The Good Acre, and in upstate New York with Soul Fire Farm. She is now studying soil science at the U of M.  Newcomers:  for the Zoom link, send an email to mrusselle@gmail.com