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April 1 - April 30, 2021
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Sara Wicks

Climate Action in Dufferin

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 344 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    345
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    5
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    30
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    20
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    145
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Sara's Actions

Action Track: Accelerating Solutions

Support Local Food Systems

Plant-Rich Diets

I will source 50 percent of my food from local producers each day. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 30 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 2 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

Methane Digesters

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate My Carbon Footprint

All Drawdown Solutions

I will calculate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce my negative impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Climate Resilience

Tend A Garden

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Accelerating Solutions Support Local Food Systems
    Dependable fresh food, supporting local farmers and building resilient communities are just a few benefits of local food systems. Which of these (or other) advantages inspire you the most?

    Sara Wicks's avatar
    Sara Wicks 4/30/2021 2:03 PM
    I love knowing that the food that nourishes me has grown right here and I can support the people that support me!

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    Sara Wicks 4/13/2021 8:40 AM
    Anyone else like gardening in the rain? 

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    Sara Wicks 4/06/2021 5:56 PM
    I love seeing all the concrete actions people can do to benefit themselves in moving towards a low-GHG lifestyle, while also encouraging their communities to follow and shift the social systems to support our collective individual efforts.

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    Sara Wicks 4/06/2021 5:50 PM
    Encouraging to see what I’m already doing and great ideas to do more!