Practices + Promises
What would you write on a Leaf?
A couple of years ago, during the annual all-through-the-night Northern Spark Festival, the Grove of Life engaged almost 1,000 community members in sharing their personal commitments to take action for a lower-carbon future.
Have a look. Raven Miller made a super neat 5-Minute video of the event.
Our project organizing team included Ruby Thompson, Pat Thompson, Leslie MacKenzie, Peter Foster, Peter Doughty, Michael Russelle, and myself — all members Twin Cities Transition Town groups. (Transition Towns work toward a positive local response to climate change.)
G R A T I T U D E
. . . to Raven Miller for the portrait photos and the video, and to Dan Norman for additional photos.
. . . to Northern.Lights.mn for organizing the festival and to the McKnight Foundation for generous funding.
. . . to 60-some volunteers, young and old, who helped out project take shape.
If our project inspires you, feel free to adopt this idea.