Ed Fallon

Donate to Ed here. Why I’m marching: A quote from Bill McKibben sums it up: “Very few people on earth ever get to say: ‘I am doing, right now, the most important thing I could possibly be doing.’ If you’ll join this fight that’s what you’ll get to say.” The lawsuit filed by landowners and the Iowa Sierra Club against the misuse of eminent domain should be big news across Iowa. I march to raise awareness about this lawsuit and the climate crisis, and about the Continue reading →

Meet the Marchers

Meet the marchers of the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March. Click on image to read their profiles. If you’d like to march, click here to apply. Sponsor a marcher! Click Donate, indicate amount, then SELECT YOUR MARCHER with “Specify marcher name or open scholarship.” Or send a check to avoid processing fees. Meet the marchers

Frequently Asked Questions about the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March

Here are some frequently asked questions about the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March. The first section has questions marchers may have, and the second section has questions hosts may have. Marcher FAQs Q: What does a typical day on the March look like? A: Marchers wake-up around or before 6:00 a.m., eat breakfast, make their lunch, pack up camp, and circle up for announcements by 7:30 a.m. Marchers then depart together by 8:00 a.m. Each day’s mileage is between 10 and 13 miles. Continue reading →

Code of Nonviolence

During the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March, we will follow this Code of Nonviolence. Code of Nonviolence: * There will be no cursing, no displays of anger, and no destruction of property. We will cooperate with police officers and other public officials. * We will act with love, openness, compassion, and respect toward all who we encounter and their surroundings. We will not be violent in our actions, words, or toward any person or property. * We will act fairly and honestly with Continue reading →

Flow of the March

Knowing what to expect will make the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March run smoother for everyone. Timeline Here is an approximate timeline based on an 8:00 a.m. starting to march time. If the weather is predicted to be hot, waking and marching will be earlier. The length of time marching will vary based on miles marched. 5:30 a.m. – Kitchen prep team wakes 6:00 a.m. – Rest of camp wakes up 7:40 a.m. – Round up to hear announcements 8:00 a.m. – Start Continue reading →

Marcher Application for First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March

Marchers are required to complete a marcher application so that the logistics team can plan the First Nation – Farmer Climate Unity March accordingly. This page includes key information regarding the application. Especially if you have not marched with us before, we recommend you also review the flow of the March and FAQ. Click here to fill out the marcher application form. If children will be traveling with you, please complete the form again for each child. Pets are not allowed on the March. The Continue reading →