• 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…

  • Accomplishments

    SUS Student Named a GreenFaith Fellow

    We are always happy to pass along information about the exciting things that Sustainable Communities students are working on. Recently, Shelley Dennis—a current SUS student living in Boston—was named a GreenFaith Fellow and will join the 2012 Class of the GreenFaith Fellowship Program. From the Press Release: The Fellowship Program is the only US comprehensive education and training program to prepare lay and ordained leaders from diverse religious traditions for environmental leadership.  “We’re thrilled to welcome Shelley Dennis to the Program,” said Rev. Fletcher Harper, GreenFaith’s Executive Director.  “We look forward to working with her to support her growth as a religious-environmental leader.” Through three residential retreats, monthly webinars, and…