• Jobs and Internships,  New and Announcements

    Velo Composting Compost Technician Summer Job

    If this isn’t the coolest job on campus then I don’t know what is. Velo Composting—a new Action Research Team—is hiring a student compost technician for the summer and it could be you! The main responsibilities of the position include the following: Work with a partner to pick up and deliver loads of food waste from NAU Dining Locations to the compost facility on South campus in a timely manner (~1 hour per day). Loads of food waste will be picked up via bicycle and trailer and/or pickup truck. Operate hand tools and monitoring equipment to monitor, and assist with maintenance of a large-scale compost system at the new NAU…

  • Food,  New and Announcements,  Transportation

    Spring Break Ride for School Gardens

    Sam Hagler and Tim McKinley—two Graduate students in the Sustainable Communities program—have decided to throw the traditional spring break to the wind and participate in a worthy cause instead. According to their facebook page their mission is to: bicycle 250 miles in Northern California, to raise awareness for the importance of school gardens as supplementary educational tools. With your help, we hope to raise $5,000 to support the schools’ independent gardening programs. The money they raise will be used to fund school garden projects in the Flagstaff area in coordination with the Foodlink and School Gardens Aciton Research Teams (ARTs) on campus. Currently, they have raised $375 of their $5,000…