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Food System Impacts on the Environment

Jolene Bowers, a scientist with TGen from Flagstaff, and I spoke at Orme School, a boarding school in Mayer, last month. A wonderful event put on by Slow Food Prescott and the Orme School dining director. You know the facts: the food system is one of the largest contributors to climate change, reports suggesting it [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

You Think You Can Change the Climate?

“You Think You Can Change the Climate?” I was not prepared when an acquaintance at a Super Bowl party asked this question in response to my sharing that I am working on the climate crisis. It seemed a long time before my response, “yes I do.” That got me thinking. Being a climate activist is [...]

By |February 16th, 2019|Action, Advocacy, Education, Spiritual Relfection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green New Deal

Last Thursday, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey,  released a resolution to Congress and a broad outline of a vision for a Green New Deal, a plan to battle climate change as well as economic injustice.  It sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy, from electricity generation [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

AZIPL – A Year in Review

As we look forward to 2019, it is important to look back and reflect.  Here we offer our readers a glimpse of the work that YOU helped us accomplish this past year. In our effort to “nourish intentional and diverse relationships across Arizona,” we recruited 16 new activists who attended our March “Be the Spark” [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Harvest of Care Gardens in Prescott

On December 8, at a kick-off workshop in Prescott, AZIPL announced the selection of the Center for Spiritual Living and St. Paul's Anglican Church to participate in the Harvest of Care Gardens program, a new regional initiative of AZIPL as part of its targeted focus on food justice.   The mission is to encourage more faith [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Garden Notes 2018-19

10/7/18 Today was the official beginning of the Temple Chai First grade Sunday School Garden program.  It was a very appropriate date since we are in Genesis studying Creation. And from the darkness, the void, came all life. And in our Star garden, we all removed the black plastic that was our poison-free attempt to [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Prescott’s Climate Dialogues

This past Spring the Yavapai County Climate Change Coalition sponsored its first Climate Dialogues within the Prescott community.  Climate Dialogues is a facilitated, community-based, learning exercise centered on climate change impacts, designed to deepen engagement in the movement and develop sustainable leadership in ever-widening circles. Each of our 3 separate groups in our initial pilot [...]

By |August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Harvest Time at Prescott UMC

In 2010, Prescott United Methodist Church decided to transform a fenced-in, vacant lot on church property into a unique extension of the UMC mission - growing fresh, healthy food to feed the less fortunate.  All of the yield from Victory Garden is donated to the Coalition for Compassion and Justice to feed the homeless. In [...]

By |August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

101 ways to fight climate change

Shutterstock 101 ways to fight climate change The smallest contributions can counter a global challenge By Patrick Sisson, Megan Barber, and Alissa Walker Updated Apr 20, 2018, 9:30am EDT SHARE Each year on April 22, more than one billion people in 192 countries celebrate the largest civic-focused day of action in the world: Earth Day. [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint By Livia Albeck-Ripka Climate change can be overwhelming. The science is complex, and when it comes to future impacts, there are still a lot of unknowns. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, there are choices you can make in your day-to-day life to lessen your [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment