Nov Meet Up…The Climate Reality Project, Wed. Nov 20.
This past summer, 1500 eager participants converged on Chicago to participate in an intensive 3 day training program, learning the latest science of climate change, best practices in public speaking, social media, leadership skills, communication strategies, community outreach and organizing. Under the guidance of project founder, Al Gore, and a team of leading climate scientists, [...][continue reading...]
Welcome to Transition Barrie. There is a lot going on! Here are some recent additions to the website:
It;s not too late to be a part of the pre-planning for a Community owned Food Co-Operative in Barrie! Not sure ...
Thomas Homer-Dixon Newsletter June 26, 2013 In This Issue -The Oil Sands and Canada -Arctic Sea Ice and Mid-latitude Weather - Greetings! This occasional newsletter provides ...
DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR NEXT MEAL IS COMING FROM? Since the beginning of civilization food has been intertwined with our ...
Get InvolvedApril Meet Up…Grow Your own Fruit Trees
Peach Trees in Barrie! Wed April 17th 7PM to9PM 89 Dunlop St East Lower Level Come and find out about amazing fruit and nut trees for your sustainable, edible garden. These trees and bushes are adapted to grown in our climate and are surprisingly resistant to insects and disease. Many are suitable for small properties. [...]Transition Barrie March MEET UP *New Location*
Connecting the Dots with Local Government Wednesday March 20th 7PM 89 Dunlop St. East Lower Level (behind Casa Cappuccino) Since its inception in 2006 Transition Towns have popping up all over the globe. Each one unique. But how successful have they been at connecting with their local municipal government? This month we will look at [...]Transition February Meet Up
Transition Barrie will explore Energy and Energy Conservation. Join us on in the Huronia Room, 2nd Floor at Barrie city hall on February 20th at 7PM. We will be looking at ways to reduce energy consumption in your home and reduce your carbon footprint. We will also look at an exciting new program that could [...]What Does Food Security Mean To You?
Do you know where your next meal is coming from? For some people that is a daily dilemma. For others they give little or no thought to the availability, the source, the quality or the sustainability of the food that lands magically on their plate. On March 25th, Transition Barrie, in conjunction with the Simcoe [...]
Events ShowcaseCHAIN “Community Hands Assistance and Information Networking group PARTY Nov. 30TH AT 5PM
You are invited to a Holiday Potluck Social Friday November 30th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM Grace United Church 350 Grove Street at the corner of Cook and Grove “A Celebration of Community” CHAIN “Community Hands Assistance and Information Network “is holding our first Christmas get-together. We wish to invite all community volunteers whose [...]The Pipe dream about Pipelines…Tuesday, November 6th, 7:45 PM, 89 Dunlop St. E. (back entrance).
Just when we thought all the pipeline nightmares were corralled out west this Hallowe’en brings us a horror story in our own backyard. What is really flowing in one of Enbridge’s Ontario pipelines? The kind of prosperity that is supposed to flow through these pipelines is looking more and more like a pipe dream. On [...]Green Screen Cinema Presents Anima Mundi November 10th 7PM
“Anima Mundi is not a film that offers false-hope solutions, It is a practical film about the nature of reality, and the harsh and beautiful reality of nature.” Peter Charles Downey Latin for WORLD SOUL, Anima Mundi is, according to several systems of thought, an intrinsic connection between all living things on the planet, [...]Waking The Green Tiger. a Green Screen Film Event Thursday Oct 11, 2012
Living Green Barrie and Transition Barrie present: Waking the Green Tiger: A Green Movement Rises in China Waking the Green Tiger documents the rise of a green movement in China, as farmers and activists join together to oppose a massive dam project on the Upper Yangtze River. This dramatic story is told against a background [...]