Outreach/Home Energy Cafe

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The Home Energy Cafe is an informal event designed to publicize the 10% Challenge and to encourage people to take the Challenge on the spot, while attending the event.


The first Home Energy Cafe is scheduled for:

  • Date - Saturday, November 22nd, 2009
  • Time - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location - Needham Public Library Community Room


The Home Energy Cafe is designed to catch people who are visiting the library on a Sunday afternoon.



Planning Items

  • Taking the 10% Challenge
  • Laptops - several brought by volunteers
  • Michael Greis will bring one......
  • Poster/sign?
  • Talk to Experts - people for visitors to talk with....
  • Home Energy Audits - Next Step Living? Green Guild?
  • Growing and Eating Local Food - Community Farm? Volante?
  • Others
  • It's your Planet - Challenge/game
  • Food and Drink
  • Coffee and tea - Fair Trade
  • Whole food snacks and recipes
  • Cider - talk to Terry at Volante about donating, participating as experts


  • Setup
  • Suggestion (Michael 10:45, 5 October 2009 (EDT)) - Gloria suggested we set up smaller tables with tablecloths and make it look more like a cafe. We can provide at least a couple of card tables and probably some tablecloths.