Don Hall

Don Hall has had the good fortune to participate in the Transition Movement in a variety of capacities over the past decade. Initially serving for two years as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Transition Colorado, he went on to found and direct Transition Sarasota from 2010 to 2016. During that time, Don delivered more than 60 presentations, organized hundreds of educational events, led a gleaning project that has harvested 270,000 pounds of organic produce for those in need, organized six annual Eat Local Week celebrations, and published an Eat Local Guide featuring detailed listings for over 250 related businesses and organizations. A certified Transition Trainer and experienced facilitator, Don was named Co-Director of Transition US in 2017. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University and lives in community in Sarasota, Florida.

Regenerative Communities Summit

See you at the Summit?

As I hope you’re already aware, Transition US will be co-hosting an online Regenerative Communities Summit starting September 24th with dozens of partner organizations and networks representing a growing “movement of movements” for a just, resilient, and regenerative future.

September 21, 2021

Stay at home

#StayAtHome and #Liberate

What matters is that we commit ourselves to a practice that helps us to periodically reflect on who we are at our core, discipline our minds to be steady and clear, and grow in our capacity to be of greater service to others over time.

May 7, 2020


From What Is to What If: A Green Stimulus and the Importance Envisioning the “Impossible”

Though many of our ideas may seem “impossible” now, history shows us again and again that today’s “what ifs” can become tomorrow’s “what is” during a time of crisis – but only if we take them seriously enough and put in the work that’s necessary to bring them to fruition.

April 22, 2020

Novus Food Forest

Building Community Resilience: Before, During, and After COVID-19

But even as our own physical and economic health are being threatened like never before, the health of our planet and our society as a whole have been declining rapidly for decades now. So we need everyone who can to join the fight. This applies equally during this crisis as it will long after it has receded.

April 8, 2020

Transition US

Transition Towns: An Evolutionary Perspective

It’s been said before, but these are truly the best of times and the worst of times. More frequent natural disasters, supercharged by climate change, as well as the ongoing circus in Washington, are waking more and more people up every day to the realization that we can no longer afford to be merely passive consumers of somebody else’s products.

June 19, 2019


Reflections on a Transition Tour

Signs that Transition 3.0 is beginning to take hold were all around me during my time in Northern California, probably the biggest hot-spot for Transition in North America.

December 13, 2013

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