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Fresh and Local Market

Sustainability@ASU
Every Thursday
Sept. 7 - Nov. 16
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

ASU's weekly Fresh and Local Market offers local, fresh food options for the campus community. Local vendors sell fresh produce, honey, hummus and pita chips, hand crafted soap and skincare. The market encourages people to think about where their food comes from and provides an easy opportunity to purchase and...

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Hydrate Tempe: Watershed Management Group Workshop Series

Sustainability@ASU

Ryan Wood

  • Program Manager, Watershed Management Group

Watershed Management Group (WMG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, whose mission is to develop community-based solutions to ensure the long-term prosperity of people and health of the environment. WMG provides people with the knowledge, skills, and resources for sustainable livelihoods.

Join us every Tuesday evening from September 26 to October...

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Watershed Management Group Workshop: Hydrate Your Soils

Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Ryan Wood

  • Program Manager, Watershed Management Group

Urban yards have the potential to be highly productive by making use of typical waste streams such as greywater, stormwater, plant trimmings, and more. In this talk, Ryan Wood will share how to assess your yard’s soil type and simple ways to effectively use typical household wastes to build soil...

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Free Film Screening: Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Sustainability@ASU Stardust
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Film Starts 7:00 p.m.

Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist, and writer who fought to preserve urban...

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Urban Garden Talk: Arizona Microgreens

Sustainability Series Food Systems
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.

Joseph Martinez

  • Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens

Arizona Microgreens, founded by brothers Joseph Martinez and David Redwood, produces organically-grown microgreens for individuals and restaurants throughout Arizona. Located within the greenhouse at the Brooks Community School, Arizona Microgreens operates as a social enterprise that creates employment opportunities for the local community and contributes to the financial...

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Sustainability After School Site Tour of FABRIC

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 a.m.

You are invited to the site tour of FABRIC: Fashion and Business Resource Innovation Center. The mission of FABRIC is to create a headquarters for the Arizona fashion industry. FABRIC utilizes sustainable and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and is passionate about leading innovation in 21st century apparel design and wearable tech...

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Introduction to Composting Programs Workshop for Students

Sustainability After School Professional Training
Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:30 a.m., Workshop begins
12:30 p.m., Meet & Greet Lunch with local SWANA members
5:30 p.m., Workshop ends

Risa Weinberger

  • Certified Manager of Composting Programs, SWANA

Do You See Garbage as a Resource?

ASU's ​School ​of ​Sustainability ​is ​pleased ​to ​partner ​with ​the ​Solid ​Waste ​Association ​of ​North ​America ​(SWANA) ​to ​offer ​a ​unique ​opportunity ​for ​students ​to ​explore ​the ​science ​and ​practice ​of ​the ​composting ​industry.

Covering the first four chapters of SWANA’s Managing Composting...

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Urban Garden Tour: Arizona Microgreens

Sustainability Series
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Joseph Martinez

  • Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens

In addition to the Urban Garden Talk with Arizona Microgreens, we will offer a tour of the greenhouse where the microgreens are produced. Microgreens are vegetables and herbs grown for just a few weeks, and Arizona Microgreens uses an organic and natural process on their crops. The microgreens...

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Saving Our Cities in the post-Trump Era

Sustainability Series
Friday, October 27, 2017
Networking breakfast - 8:30 a.m.
Talk - 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

William W. Goldsmith

  • Professor Emeritus, Cornell University

William Goldsmith taught City and Regional Planning at Cornell and also at universities in Colombia, Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Italy. His research focuses on regional underdevelopment worldwide and on race and ethnicity, poverty, and inequality in U.S. cities.

In this talk, Goldsmith will reinterpret the arguments in his...

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Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Carey Gillam

  • Veteran journalist, researcher, and writer

Journalist Carey Gillam. has delved into the big business of food and agriculture for 25 years. As a former senior correspondent for Reuters’ International news service and current research director for the nonprofit U.S. Right to Know, Gillam specializes in uncovering both the risks and rewards of the evolving...

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Environmental, Business & Policy Solutions for Sustainable Tourism in the 21st Century

Sustainability Series
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Talk: 6:00 p.m.
Dessert Reception: 7:15 p.m.

Megan Epler Wood leads Harvard's applied research program on sustainable tourism, addressing the sustainability consequences of rapid tourism growth worldwide. Since 2002, her company, EplerWood International, has undertaken ecotourism consulting work in Asia, Africa, and Latin America guiding sustainable tourism development in high biodiversity regions. Her firm brings...

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