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Frack a Cookie!

JAH Rachel and Sarah at Shmita Art Fest August 2015

 

Lots of people stopped by our table at the Shmita Arts Fest on Governor’s Island.  They were attracted by the beautiful sign created by Rachel and Sarah that advertised, “Frack a Cookie!”  Our volunteers handed out toothpicks and challenged all comers to try to extract the chocolate chip cookies without destroying the cookie.  It was impossible…and it made our point.  Getting fossil fuels out of the ground is terribly destructive.  We need to stop fracking and switch to renewable energy as quickly as possible.  After destroying (and eating) a cookie, our visitors were invited to sign a petition for a ban on fracking on public lands.  We collected 65 signatures.  Our public lands are precious and irreplaceable.  Please sign the petition now.