April 3 - April 24, 2019

Mary Foster Morgan

Drawdown East End

" Igniting, inspiring and assisting our East End, LI, NY communities in taking action on climate change, with its cascading economic, health and security benefits. "

Points Total

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  • 170 Total

Challenges

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 90 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.

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DAILY CHALLENGE

Electricity Generation

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

#30 Methane Digesters (large), #64 Methane Digesters (small)

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

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One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits

#2 Wind Turbines (Onshore), #8 Solar Farms

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option. If my utility does not offer one, I will purchase Renewable Energy Credits to match my usage.

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One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

#11 Regenerative Agriculture

I will spend at least 60 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

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Materials

Go Paperless

#70 Recycled Paper

I will reduce the amount of paper mail that I receive by opting into paperless billing and subscriptions.

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One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

#5 Tropical Forests

I will spend at least 5 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

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Food

Explore Other Food Solutions

All Food Solutions

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching other Drawdown Food Solutions.

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One-Time Challenge

Food

Contact your Elected Officials

#23 Farmland Restoration

I will contact 5 elected officials to voice my opinion on the importance of restoring farmland in my region, including both public and private land.

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Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

#9 Silvopasture

I will spend at least 60 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

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One-Time Challenge

Food

Support Nutrient Management

#65 Nutrient Management

I will research and support local farmers who have made the decision to not use synthetic nitrogen fertilizers.

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One-Time Challenge

Feed


  • Mary Foster Morgan 3/02/2019 7:01 AM
    Posted a blog on what food choices I'm making to lower my carbon footprint. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/58797127/posts/2170380652

  • Mary Foster Morgan 2/26/2019 7:27 AM
    Through social media, blogging and letters to the editor I will raise awareness about Drawdown's solutions to reverse global warming, how food emissions are 31%, and together with land use are 45% and what we can do as individuals and communities.  Our actions have a huge impact. 
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