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Welcome Sustainable Tucson Transition Initiative

Sustainable Tucson is the 29th official Transition Initiative in the US.

Sustainable Tucson (ST) is a non-profit, grass-roots organization whose vision is to build a sustainable and resilient region through awareness raising, community engagement, and strategic projects sponsored by public/private partnerships.

Welcome Transition West Marin

Transition West Marin is the 28th official Transition Initiative in the US.

Not actually a town, “West Marin” is an unincorporated, mainly rural area of western Marin County, California. Home to about 10,000 people, it encompasses 14 small villages, and stretches  40 miles from Muir Beach in the South, through the San Geronimo Valley and Point Reyes Station, to Tomales in the North.

Transition Denver Civic Center Garden

Transition Denver, the Mile High Business Alliance, Denver Botanic Gardens and the Living Earth Center, among many other organizations, founded the Grow Local Colorado Campaign to promote local food production, with the goal of 2009 new gardens in 2009. A garden is defined as anywhere food is growing where it wasn’t growing before, like basil in a pot next to one’s sink, strawberries in a hanging basket on a balcony, or taking out part of one’s yard to grow vegetables.

Sustainable NE Seattle receives local "Hero Award"

A quick update from Sustainable NE Seattle:

In May, Sustainable NE Seattle was recognized by the local Wedgwood Community Council with their annual "Hero Award." The declaration stated:

In the past year, Sustainable NE Seattle has provided an excellent means for northeast Seattle residents who share a commitment to an ecologically and socially sustainable future to build community and work together at the local level.

Transition Movement featured in the Guardian's (UK) "A New Politics" series

Rob Hopkins and the Transition Towns movement are featured in this article in the Guardian's (UK) "A New Politics" series (May 31 2009).

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