We are currently trying to put a group/initiative together. We are planning on starting a "raising awareness" campaign in conjunction with learning more about the specific needs of our community, so we can address those as a group. Actively recruiting members.
Transition Wayland started in April 2011 when Katrien Vander Straeten set up a website and organized several events at the local library: an introduction of the model by Trainer Tina Clarke, a Climate Change talk by Donna Merritt Kramer, a discussion of Bill McKibben's Eaarth, and a booth at the Wayland Earth Day. Many of those attracted to these events quickly became members of the initia
Mother, midwife, doula in Hadley- deeply interested in finding others in the area who want to together become informed about starting a TT movement in our beautiful river town. My strong affinities are for work around health & self-care, family, clean transportation, home energy conservation, community consciousness-raising and organizing, and small-scale food production and preservation.
I'm a retired Food Scientist and now an alpaca farmer living with my wife, Susan, in Shutesbury, MA. I am a member of the Town's recycling and solid waste committee and the energy committee. I'm also the chair of our church's Green Sanctuary Committee.
In 2009, I attended a Awakening the Dreamer Symosium and shortly thereafter attended the facilitator training. I've now helped facilitate several sysmposiums in our area.