Welcome to Transition Harrisburg! We are working to create a more sustainable, resilient and livable community... one person at a time. Join us!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Links on local currency, time banking, local food

Time banking
a beautiful explanation:
general information:
Wikipedia article on Time Banking

Local currency
general information:

Local food
Adopt-a-Lot, Harrisburg; Abbey Wagman is the contact at the City, awagman@cityofhbg.com

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who contributed so much wonderful enthusiasm to our first public Transition Harrisburg meeting at The Midtown Scholar! With your knowledge and energy, we can really bring meaningful changes to the area!

It looks like we are leaning toward Thursday, July 15 for our next meeting. How does that work for everyone?

There is a lot of energy in the group around local currency, time banking and local food. How do you want to approach these issues? Would you like to break into smaller working groups, each one focusing on one of these three issues? How would you like to incorporate new members into the flow of meetings?

Please invite to the next meeting others who are interested in moving Harrisburg toward a more sustainable community.

Thursday, June 24, 2010


The founder of the Transition movement, Rob Hopkins, has a blog at:

There is a national network of Transition towns and can be found here:

Pennsylvania already has an official Transition town in Media:

But the closest Transition town-in-progress to Harrisburg is in Lancaster:

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Welcome to Transition Harrisburg!

Transition Harrisburg is working to raise awareness about our changing energy and climate future.

That future requires solutions.

That future requires action.

That future requires you.

Want to help?

Our first event is Thursday, June 24th, 2010, at The Midtown Scholar, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, up in the upstairs gallery/community meeting space.

Let's get to know one another and the actions we can take to make Harrisburg a more sustainable community. Some topics might be: growing our own food, barter/time banking, local economy/money, community gardens.... we are seeking community-guided solutions--this means your involvement is essential!

The Midtown Scholar is located at 1302 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102. (717) 236-1680