Sign up to host a Place Making or Village Building Project this Summer!

Work together with your neighborhood, block club, or faith community to host a Place Making or Village Building Project.

cityrepairThis summer or fall, the Alliance for Sustainability, On the Commons, and the Permaculture Research Institute are hosting the Twin Cities visit of:

Mark Lakeman & Sarah Michaelson from the City Repair Project in Portland, Oregon.


We are looking for enthusiastic block clubs, neighborhoods, faith communities, and transition towns who would like to host a Place Making or Village Building Project to bring neighbors together through a fun hands-on project. We will invite metro volunteers to help with your project.

Examples of Place Making/Village Building Projects include:

  • Planting pollinator-friendly boulevards
  • Building raised-bed veggie gardens or little free libraries
  • Painting street murals
  • Building an outdoor kitchen
  • And more!

Learn more and sign up to host a project by contacting Sean Gosiewski at 612-250-0389,, or by filling out our quick survey at