Minnesota River Valley Climate Action

Start: Friday, September 20, 2019 6:00 PM

End: Friday, September 20, 2019 7:30 PM

Our house is on fire. Let's act like it.

Sept 20-27 are the dates of the Global Climate Strike, an international event prompted by the inspirational message of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. Minnesota River Valley Climate Action has planned a day of events in Mankato and St. Peter, culminating in a St. Peter rally.

Join us for a climate rally on Friday, Sept 20, 6:00-7:30 pm in Minnesota Square Park (between College and Elm along 169).

Our evening rally features signs, powerful speakers, and Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra.

Please RSVP on this page to attend the evening rally. By RSVPing you agree to follow the law.

If you can, also attend some of the local events happening earlier that day:

1:30-2:30 pm, Mankato
Benefits of Compost in Addressing Climate Change

Red Barn at Living Earth Center, 170 Good Council Drive, Mankato MN

Talk by Jane Dow of Mankato Zero Waste


2:45-3:45 pm, Mankato

Cultivating Connection: The Power of Community Gardens

Living Earth Center Community Gardens, 170 Good Council Drive, Mankato MN

Talk and tour by Laura Peterson, Director of Living Earth Center


4:15-5:40 pm, Mankato
Street Clean Up

The Hub Food Truck Lot, 514 N Riverfront Drive, Mankato MN

Hosted by Blue Earth Project founder, Paul Ebbenga


5-5:45pm, St. Peter
An Agricultural Response to Climate Change:
Kernza and new markets for farmers; new food for eaters

St. Peter Food Co-op, 223 W Mulberry Street, St. Peter MN

Talk by Ben Penner, local organic wheat farmer


The Sept 20 day of action culminates with our evening rally in Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter. RSVP on this page to attend. Make your voice heard.

Minnesota River Valley Climate Action is a coalition including Indivisible St. Peter/Greater Mankato, Blue Earth Project, Living Earth Center, Mankato Zero Waste, and Gustavus Environmental Action Coalition.