LEAP Gathering & Group Writing @ Cheri’s

Cheri's House 7340 E Timberwoods, Traverse City, MI

Join us for October's regular LEAP Gathering! This is a busy month, but we hope you can join us to enjoy great food and company, discuss the upcoming bartering fair, revisit subjects from our recent documentary screening, and to discuss what's next for LEAP. Let's take some time together to talk about the Whos, Whats, […]

Free

Monthly NMEAC Meeting

Zoom

The Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council will be having its regular monthly meeting at 1pm. The agenda includes info on the Oil & Water Don't Mix coalition, PFAS, the GTC Road Commission, septic tank issues in Leelanau County, and nuclear issues. We'll also be looking into an organization called CELDF (Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund) […]

Going local: reclaiming the commons, building resilience

Zoom

Local Futures, a global organization dedicated to localization, has a new webinar called Voices from the Field featuring a speaker each month who is doing great localization work in their community. This month's speaker will be Chris Wood from BALE (Building a Local Economy) in Vermont. Click here to learn more and/or register.

Community Land Trusts: An Introduction

Zoom

Housing North, a local advocate for housing solutions, is offering a free workshop on community land trusts "as a tool for affordable and sustainable housing development from real experiences and experts in the region. We are excited to have George Larimore available to share a Sample Finacial Modeling Plan for Traverse City along with a […]

Learning Talks

Zoom

Our recent experiment with "lightning talks" on action ideas went well, so this next meeting we'll take a similar approach to discuss what we'd like to learn together as members of LEAP, what information we members feel we can offer, and what kind of knowledge and understand we want to share with the community at […]

Free

Monthly SALT Meeting

Zoom

The newly formed SALT Coalition (Spiritual Activists Leading Together) is kick starting its second year of existence. It is a network of spiritual people and ministers working for positive change especially in social justice issues like racism and housing. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89168297375?pwd=UWtZbUhtOVNvRlExZmhTQzBZalZwdz09  

Free

Care for Creation: Health

Zoom

The St. Francis Justice & Peace commission is hosting a four-part speaker series on Care for Creation via Zoom, discussing climate change and related ecological issues from a Christian perspective and sharing what we can do as individuals and a community to improve our relationship with the Earth. This month's focus is health, featuring Dr. […]

Free

Spring Barter Fair

Green Lake Township Memorial Park 5477 Karlin Rd, Interlochen, MI

Join us for the Spring Barter Fair! We'll be gathering at Greenlake Township Memorial Park in Interlochen for an afternoon of swapping, trading and upcycling. From unwanted items to carefully crafted goods to swapping services -- anything goes. The only rule: Money won't get you anything. Rules: - Bring anything you'd like to trade -- […]