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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Lyn Fowler

Palisades Free Library

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 237 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    1
    documentary
    watched
  • UP TO
    25
    minutes
    spent learning
  • UP TO
    10
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Lyn's actions

Land Use

Buy Bamboo

#35 Bamboo

When they are available, I will purchase products made from bamboo instead of wood, plastic, or metal.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

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).

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

#9 Silvopasture

I will spend at least 20 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Materials

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

#46 Water Saving - Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    In your opinion, what contributes to people in North America eating more meat than any other countries? What does this say about North American values and ways of living?

    Lyn Fowler's avatar
    Lyn Fowler 4/17/2019 4:37 AM
    We live in a society of continuing to do as we have always done.  Generations of Americans have been raised on meat & potatoes meals and it is hard to break the cycle. 
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Food Learn More about Silvopasture
    Had you heard of the term "silvopasture" before now? After learning more about it, what do you think is the biggest advantage of silvopasture?

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    Lyn Fowler 4/03/2019 6:21 PM
    Benefits of silvopasture are numerous including more nutrient rich grass for the livestock while also providing shade.  And, enhancing the landscape while helping the overall environment.