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WE ALL NEED FOOD AND WATER February Events
When and Where
Date: Sunday, February 13, 2022
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Lakes Park Hughes Pavilion (7499 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55435).
Event Description: The 10-acres of groomed ponds that are connected by narrow, meandering canals make for a unique skating experience. No skates? No problem! We All Need Food and Water will rent them for you at the pavilion if you attend the info. session first. Although masks won’t be required, they are encouraged.
Before we skate, we will meet in front of the pavilion to discuss resources and clever ways to BE a “cheapskate” to reduce our use of plastic, lessen our impacts on the planet, while also improving our health and, of course, saving money.
Plastics are as awesome as they are problematic. There’s no question that they add comfort, convenience, and even life-saving devices to society. But they also create waste and litter, contribute to climate change, pollute our water, harm wildlife, and have largely unknown health impacts for us. Worldwide, plastic production has skyrocketed since the 1970s, and a lot of the growth has come in the form of packaging and single-use plastics. Most plastics are made from oil and gas—fossil fuels that contribute to climate change. About 4% to 8% of the world’s oil production is for plastics, and most plastics are thrown away after a single use. This feels wrong, doesn’t it?
Be part of the solution to reduce waste, protect water and wildlife, address climate change, and look after the health of ourselves and future generations by joining the we all need food and water and the Hennepin County Plastic-Free Challenge and committing to actions that help create a plastic-free world.
How to be a “cheapskate”—listen, learn, and share over a cup of cocoa, served in a reusable mug, of course. Feel free to bring your own mug.
Dress for the Weather!
We plan to do this event unless the pavilion closes. Please dress appropriately! If you are in need of warm items, transportation, translation, or other accommodations, please let us know on the registration form below. Please give us a few days notice so we can get suitable items for you.