Sustanability Upcoming Events

Sustainability

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events for the Summer and Fall of 2014 are listed below. If you have an event you would like posted on the Sustainability Calendar, please email the information to mmccann@sju.edu

Food Week - October 20 to 24
The Institute for Environmental Stewardship, The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, the SJU Community Garden Club and the SJU Sustainability Commitee are partnering to bring a series of events related to food with a focus on urban agriculture, food justice and sustainability issues. Some of the events are listed below, others will be added soon.

Growing Cities - A film about urban agriculture in the US
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm (this time may move a little earlier or later)
Location: TBA
Join us for a screening and a brief discussion of the documentary film Growing Cities (http://growingcitiesmovie.com). This film examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. 

Food 101: A Panel Presentation
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm (this time may move a little earlier or later)
Location: Mandeville Teletorium
This panel will provide information about fair trade and what it means, eating "organic" and "local" foods, food deserts and what they are, and perspectives on these issues through the lens of Catholic social teaching.

Fair Trade Market:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Campion Courtyard
Local vendors providing fair trade items, locally-grown food, and other products, as well as groups engaged in service and advocacy in these areas will be on hand in the Campion Courtyard. More information on vendors and groups will be provided.