Dear Green Drinks Friends,Last month, Martha Davis Kipcak, Food Program Manager with Milwaukee’s Center for Resilient Cities and the Milwaukee Food Council, presented to Green Drinks at Brocach Irish Pub. Martha explained how a strong community-based food system connects people to the source of their food, creates a thriving food economy, supports appreciation among cultures, enhances health, and provides food security for all members of the community. While I was unable to personally attend…See More
Dear Green Drinks Friends, Last month, Matt Howard, Environmental Sustainability Director with the City of Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability, presented to Green Drinks at Brocach Irish Pub. Matt discussed Milwaukee’s green projects, green team and sustainability plan, ME2 and ME3 programs, Milwaukee Shines Solar Program, electric vehicle charging stations, better buildings challenge, and more. While I was unable to personally attend the event, I received feedback from many…See More
Dear Green Drinks Friends, Last month, Lindsay Stevens Gardner rocked Green Drinks with her dynamic presentation of the near-zero-waste Rock the Green Music Festival. REMINDER: Rock the Green is this coming Saturday, September 15th at Veterans Park in Milwaukee. You can be the catalyst to help educate and empower others to take action to live green. See you there! Learn more at www.rockthegreen.com. Onto this month’s excitement! Mark your calendars for…See More
Dear Fellow Transition Milwaukee Members and Green Drinks Friends, July's Green Drinks event will feature Dr. Drew Neville with Higher Brain Living. Dr. Drew will speak with the group on how to transition your daily mindset from stress, worry, and anxiety, to confidence, abundance, and joy. More information on Drew's presentation available at http://www.higherbrainliving.com/. **The next Green Drinks will be on July 11th from 5-7pm at the…See More
Dear Fellow Transition Milwaukee Members and Green Drinks Friends, As you may or may not know, Green Drinks Milwaukee is in the process of being transferred from the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA) to Transition Milwaukee. My name is Matthew Burzon, and I am one of the new volunteer committee members you will meet that is working hard to re-energize the Green Drinks event with interesting speakers and a growing attendee list! On April 11th, our featured speaker will be Bryan Johnson…See More
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Why are you interested in the Transition movement?
I am interested in helping to develop Milwaukee's organic, clean energy future.
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
I work for an energy consulting firm in Milwaukee, Titus Energy, and coordinate Green Drinks.
What skills, talents, and resources do you bring to the Transition movement?
I am a certified Project Management Professional with a background in Construction Management. I have my LEED-AP and have managed the construction of a new LEED Platinum Environmental Center and LEED Silver certification of an existing office building. Titus Energy works in the area of energy efficiency and renewables.
Which topics within Transition most interest you, and what are you most interested in getting out of your involvement in the Transition Movement?
I am interested in the organic food movement and use of green, clean energy. I am here to raise awareness and enable networking.
Organizations you belong to that might collaborate with Transition
Glad you joined the website! Take a look around (especially the events section) and see what resources speak to you. Going forward you guys should post Green Drinks to the Events section. Also if you are interested in more discussions we have a Yahoo listserve. You can join that by selecting the yahoo icon on our front page. Let me know if you have any questions!