There’s a trend going around in urban areas to aid pollinators and promote natural growth. ing their vulnerable springtime emergence. Created by the British conservation nonprofit Plantlife, it has spread over the ocean and become an increasingly popular trend in North America.
By Sonita van der Leeuw
Over the last several months, I have had the exciting, frustrating, and intriguing opportunity to learn about the impact of franchise agreements in different cities, along with right here in Des Moines, Iowa as the city’s franchise agreement renewal expires on June 15, 2022.
Join our dynamic and growing organization as we work together to empower Iowans to take bold and justice climate action in rural Iowa. The Rural Faith Organizer works with the Executive Director to conduct a range of activities that support the mission of Iowa IPL and will focus on our Faith Farms & Climate programming.
As Earth Month wraps up, I invite you to reflect on your intentions for Earth Month 2022. Did you meet your goals? If not, there’s still time!
By Rev. Eric Rucker, program director of Simpson Youth Academy and campus minister at Simpson College.
Since the beginning of 2022, I have been to Washington, Ames, Waverly, Storm Lake, Dubuque, Atlantic, and Orange City to meet with farmers and faith leaders all over Iowa. Whether it’s a Faith Farms & Climate session or leading a workshop, I’m struck with awe when I hear the stories of Iowans of faith and conscience stepping up to take bold and just climate action.