Slow Living Summit – Brattleboro, VT, May 30th – June 2nd, 2012
… “Slow Living” implies being mindful of impacts on the environment, on Earth, and on communities; and it incorporates resilience – our ability to “bounce back” from the consequences of climate change, resource depletion and other changes and stresses (from website.
This conference will include a series of over fifty workshops on everything from energy, to agriculture, to building community and much more. Speakers include Senator Bernie Sanders and Governor Shumlin, as well as a number of distinguished activists and authors.
for more information, see the event’s website.
New England Environmental Justice Forum – Worchester, MA, June 9, 2012
Free day of workshops on environmental activism and community building. Topics will include urban and rural issues, food justice and energy. Event will conclude with a special listening session with local policy makers, and a discussion about the formation of a more formalized environmental justice network for New England.
Registration closes May 28th. For more information and to register, see their website.