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Transition Home and Garden Challenge, May 1-May 31, 2012

Category: Lifestyle

Initiative Objective:

Initiative Objective

Join the Transition Home and Garden Challenge May 1 - 31st to create new gardens, green homes and build community resilience. For the month of May, thousands of average citizens from around the country will pick up shovels and tools to help construct rainwater harvesting systems, install solar panels, make energy efficiency improvements, and share garden know-how with their friends and neighbors. All while educating and empowering community, and supporting local businesses. 

This is an opportunity to promote and increase participation in city and county programs for lawn removal, greywater and healthy food while creating innovative demonstration gardens in communities ranging from front yards to apartment patios, city landscapes, schools, churches, organizations and businesses.  Sound inspiring?  Register your action so we can show the world just how powerful we are as a movement then check out the Actions Map to see who else is taking on the challenge.

Organizing a Challenge in your town (or city, village, county, parish, island) not only helps raise awareness but continues to build local resiliency. It offers an opportunity for your citizens to be apart of something much larger. This is the perfect opportunity for communities across the country to come together and show their solidarity.

You as an individual or a group of you in your community can identify specific actions in one of the four challenge areas: food, water, energy or community-building project. All we ask is that you register your action so we can show the world just how powerful we are as a movement then check out the Actions Map to see your action on the map.  Last year we had over 1,500 actions!  This year lets have over 2,012!

        Sponsoring Organizations

Learn more about the benefits of being a financial sponsor and if your organization feels called to sponsor this challenge please contact us 

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