What is climate change, what’s causing the problem, and what are steps we can take to address it? Learn the basics of the science behind climate change as well as current solutions being implemented today.
Dine for Climate was a fundraising event series launched in winter 2014 to make the connection between climate change and our food system. Dine for Climate is a delicious solutions to climate change!
Throughout our winter fundraising series, Dine for Climate, good food, good company and a good mission came together to unite a whole new community of Twin Cities conscientious eaters behind the climate change-solving potential of local and sustainable food. Our partnership with Birchwood Café, French Meadow Bakery & Café, Spoonriver Restaurant and Lucia’s Restaurant highlighted […]
“Eating is inescapably an agricultural act, and how we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used.” — Wendell Berry If you are what you eat, then the supporters who joined us during our Dine for Climate series directly engaged in solutions to climate change. Our four-restaurant series connected the dots between […]
March 24, 2015 By: Katie Siegner Good food brings people together. Local, organic food sustains the earth. So why not unite people behind the climate change-solving potential of sustainable, farm-to-table food? This was the thinking behind Climate Generation’s winter fundraising series, Dine for Climate. At pioneering local food restaurants including Birchwood Cafe, French Meadow Bakery […]
We could not have asked for more beautiful weather for the night of our Wine & Dine for Climate event at Alexis Bailly Vineyard, and all other aspects of the event were as lovely as our outdoor surroundings. On Saturday, August 29th, over 50 friends and supporters joined us at Alexis Bailly Vineyards, Nan Bailly’s […]
Letter from the Executive Director We know climate change is heavy. The United Nations report released last week issues a sober reminder about the state of biodiversity on our planet: 1 million species are at risk of extinction, with human-induced climate change one of several culprits. We know climate change is an emotional experience as […]
Letter from the Executive Director Despite the decision by the current administration to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, we are already seeing leadership from cities, states and the private sector to fill the void in climate leadership. From Minnesota announcing it will join 12 other states to commit to the Paris accord […]
As we get ready to celebrate our 10th year at the Will Steger Foundation, we want to take some time to give thanks to the many individuals and groups that are doing amazing work in climate change education.
Letter from the Executive Director June marked several milestones: We hosted our 10th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education where we celebrated 10 successful years of professional development, curriculum and training for over 650 educators since 2006! We participated in the 5,000-strong Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul, the largest anti-tar sands demonstration […]