The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building located at 307 First Street South. We will be making plans for the coming year. Everyone is welcome!
There will be no Virginia Sustainability Task Force Meeting on August 10, 2011. Meetings will resume on September 14, 2011. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building. We will be discussing the upcoming Land of the Loon Festival and other events and activities. Everyone is welcome!
The Virginia Sustainability Task Force will be meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 5pm in the conference room #118 of the Northland Building. We will be discussing the upcoming Iron Range Earth Fest to be held April 9th in Mountain Iron. For more information on the Iron Range Earth Fest, please visit www.ironrangeearthfest.org.
Come to the 8th Annual Range of the Arts. Celebrating the arts & culture of the Iron Range! There are daily activities the week of March 7th through March 13th, 2011. Check it out Lyric Center for the Arts Poster
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-349-2956
Speaker Series funded by Institute for Advanced Study, Univ. of Minnesota