Archive for February, 2011
Spring 2011, University of Minnesota, Duluth Public Speaker Series
Sponsored by the Sustainable Agriculture Project@UMD, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota, and Institute for Sustainable Future
Thursday, February 17: “Assessing the Western Lake Superior Region for Food Localization”
David Abazs, Senior Fellow, Endowed Chair in Agriculture, Univ. of MN
Stacey Stark, UMD , Geography, Director of GIS Lab.
Friday, February 18: “Incubating Farm(er)s, Creating the Duluth Community Farm: the Intervale Model”
Andrea Tursini, Director of Consulting and Land Stewardship at Intervale Center, Burlington, VT, Location and time t.b.d.
Tuesday, March 1: “Community Based Education in Duluth around Food, Farming, and Gardening”
Angie Miller and Michael Latsch, Seeds of Success
Cree Bradley, Farm Beginnings Program, Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association Sarah Nelson, Duluth Community Garden Program
Thursday, March 31: “Institutionalizing Good Food: the Case of the Univ. of MN Morris”
Sandra Olson Loy, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, UM Morris
Thursday, April 7: “Cornercopia Farm: Creating Student Centered College and University Gardens”
Courtney Tchida, Student Program Coordinator, MISA, U of MN St. Paul
Friday, April 22: “Growing Power and Growing Food”
Will Allen, GROWING POWER, Milwaukee, WI
7:00 pm: Public Address, UMD Kirby Ballroom
Thursday, April 28: “Food Systems in Healthcare”
Diane Imre, MBA, RD Director of Nutrition Services, Fletcher Allen Healthcare, VT
Thursday, May 5 : “Food Hubs and Healthy Foods: Building Change in Eau Claire, WI”
Representatives from Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI
Unless otherwise noted, Speaker sessions begin promptly at 3:45pm, UMD, in the Library Rotunda
Parking is available for a nominal fee close to the library at Paylot G, which is off University Drive just south of St. Marie Street. A map can be viewed at the following website: http://www.duluth.umn.edu/parking/lots.html
For further information or a copy of this schedule, contact email@example.com or 218-349-2956
Speaker Series funded by Institute for Advanced Study, Univ. of Minnesota
Energy Efficient Ely presents the 2011 Energy Symposium Speaker Series Hosted by Vermilion Community College in Room CL104 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Check out it out at 2011 Energy Symposium speaker Series0001. For more information visit Energy Efficient Ely’s website at www.eeely.org
February 13, 1 – 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church
Jesse Dahl, Presenter
Learn about how solar power works, and its practical possibilities for your churches, homes, or other facilities.
Jesse Dahl is a Solar pv instructor at Hibbing Community College, as well as a licensed electrician and a certified NABCEP solar installer. He will give a power point presentation, as well as answer questions. Jesse will also be bringing solar panels and inverters, and instruments that do site analysis for solar potential.
Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 8590 Enterprise Drive South in Mountain Iron, adjacent the Mountain Iron Community Center.
Sponsored by Congregations Caring for the Earth