Guardianship of Water

May 3, 2017 5:00-8:30PM Summit Brewing Company

Carolyn Raffensperger speaks about the guardianship of water and the rights of future generations.

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Bioneers Conference

Bioneers Conference

For 27 years, the National Bioneers Conference has connected thousands of people with practical, visionary solutions for humanity’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.

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Northland Sustainable Solutions

Inspired by nature's genius;
working for a resilient future

Our Mission: Northland Sustainable Solutions is a collaborative community informed and inspired by Nature's wisdom to effect personal and planetary transformation. The events we host give people across diverse political, cultural, economic and faith perspectives a place to learn and act together. We believe real solutions emerge when there is time to fully understand each other and the common concerns we face.

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We host quarterly sustainability events and keep up a calendar of other happenings.



We planned the Northland Bioneers event for many years and support the national conference.



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Coalition for Action – the Wonderbag

Coalition for Action – the Wonderbag

On October 19, 2016, Sarah Collins, inventor of the wonderbag, joined us for “The food we eat – the care we feed others.” The wonderbag is a solution for so many to the pressing issues of our time. Sarah’s passion for the women and children of Africa and her invention of the wonderbag has meant that thousands of women have been lifted out of abject poverty into lives of potential. In addition to being a social change mechanism, the wonderbag also positively addresses climate change. As a result of it’s use, less trees are cut down and indoor pollution from the burning of wood and coal has been and continues to be dramatically reduced. Northland Sustainable Solutions honored Sarah Collins for her dedication and tireless efforts  on behalf of women and children in Africa and our... read more
Food Glorious Food

Food Glorious Food

Food glorious food. It is both nourishing and astonishing. Think about this…

At this moment nearly 50 million American’s don’t know where there next meal is coming from.

At this moment nearly half of America’s food goes to waste.

Approximately 30% of waste in landfills is green waste, which becomes methane gas. Listen to this PBS NewsHour report.

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