Change Exchange

What: A community discussion group whose purpose will be to explore challenging topics by reading, watching, or listening to content about them and then coming together for a lively discussion facilitated by Happy Dancing Turtle. Participants will be provided book and video titles as well as links to podcast episodes related to each month’s topic.
 
When: Second Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8pm 
 
Where: The Northern Lakes Region will meet at Happy Dancing Turtle on the Hunt Utilities Group campus in Pine River, MN.  The Driftless Region will meet at the Bluff Country Co-Op Community Room in Winona, MN. 
 
Cost: FREE 
 
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Topics: The theme of the first 3-month series is overconsumption and consumerism. More details for each month's discussion are below. 
 
Tuesday, October 11: Overconsumption & Consumerism
Please read/watch/listen to at least one of the following:
 
Book: Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough & Michael Braungart (2002)  OR The Day The World Stops Shopping: How Ending Consumerism Saves The Environment And Ourselves by J.B. McKinnon (2021)

Video: Trashed with Jeremy Irons (2013)--available through Hoopla from your local library system or for free on YouTube

Podcasts: Beyond Consumerism - Tapestry episode from CBC Radio, 9/24/21 OR Conscious Consumerism for Real People - Sustainable Minimalist episode 
 
 
Tuesday, November 8: Food Consumption - More information coming soon. 
 
Tuesday, December 12: Fashion Consumption - More information coming soon. 

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