Minnesota Eco Events 2017-2018
The above event logos are samples of fundraising events (Green Tie Affair), Earth Day events (March for Science), Green product and services events (Environmental Initiative Awards) and legislative action events (Water Action Day).
Please note: Some events listed below require preregistration. Some charge fees. Be sure to check website links for additional information. AND be sure to check out all our great organizations at our Minnesota Eco Organizational Directory.
midwest CSA conference
Tuesday, December 7- Wednesday, December 8, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
Join the Community Supported Agriculture movement in the Midwest for two days of shared learning, practical workshops and lively discussions. Farmers, CSA members and advocates are invited to come together for important conversations about the core concepts and practices of CSA, as well as farm and community viability. In addition, hands-on workshops will give CSA farmers time to reflect and plan for the future.
Learn more about the Midwest CSA Conference
Energizing Impact: How can private investment spur clean energy for all?
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00-8:30 a.m., Town and Country Club, 300 North Mississippi River Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55104
$30 Fresh Energy members/Government employees/Students, $45 General admission. Discounted early bird tickets will be available until January 9, 2018.
Individuals, foundations, and other private investors are increasingly looking to make an impact as well as a profit with their resources. Join Fresh Energy for a conversation with Susan Hammel, an impact investment expert currently serving as the executive in residence at the Minnesota Council of Foundations, and Sandhya Murali, who is putting dollars to work increasing access to community solar as CFO and co-founder of Solstice in Massachusetts. Together, we will discuss the critical role that private investment can play in ensuring clean energy for all.
Earth Day will be the Minnesota Election Day for the Environment. It is a test of a new democratic tool — common internet voting that culminates for the first time on ONE day, an online issues “election day.” It will demonstrate the strength of ALL our numbers on Earth Day — the day that once again will show the force of protest.
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