7 March 2017 – Meeting Notes

Planning publicity for Northeast Transition Day on Sat., 6 May 2017 — presentations / discussions at Eastside Food Co-op community room in morning, at Fair State Brewing Co-op in afternoon, followed by Transition on Tap open discussion at Fair State.

Report on development of Twin Cities Transition Town presence at Northern Spark event, night of 10-11 June along Green Line between downtowns.

Garden report: fall-seeded spinach now growing under low tunnel.

Residential furnace situation: decision to keep 1960s-era boiler, consideration of whether to add pump for faster circulation of hot water to (especially) upper-floor radiators.

Importance of having a functional carbon monoxide detector — they last about ten years and give a warning sound (usually in the middle of the night) when about to fail.