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THIS WEEK IN SUSTAINABILITY: May 1st - 7th, 2023


Our Bikes Team hard at work getting others' wheels back on the road!

 

TUESDAY, May 2nd


VHOC FARM WORK DAY
8 - 10AM | Meet behind Robo
  • The Viva Hardigg Outdoors Club is a subclub of the DOC dedicated to supporting people of traditionally marginalized gender identities in the outdoors. If you feel this applies to you, we'd love to have you sign up!

  • Things are bustling out at the Organic Farm! We're soil blocking, seeding, and more. Come out this week for a work day this Tuesday, and be sure to join the Farm Club GroupMe to stay up to date on all the latest farm happenings!


VITAL LANDSCAPES: RELATIONALITY AND THE FUTURE OF FOOD IN SPANISH AND DUTCH HORTICULTURAL GREENHOUSES
11AM - 12PM | Rockefeller 106
  • Rebeca Ibáñez Martín is an anthropologist and Social Studies of Science (STS) scholar at the Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW, Amsterdam). She leads the thematic area in the Anthropology of Food and the Body at the Meertens Institute (HUC/KNAW). Her academic career focuses on food, body, water, waste, infrastructures, and sustainability. She is developing a new line of research on the relational study of the Greenhouse agricultural complex in Europe. This project thinks further about multispecies conviviality and the value of food within greenhouses ecologies.

 

WEDNESDAY, May 3rd


SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE HOURS
12PM - 1:30PM | Student Sustainability Room - Robinson (Robo) 106
  • Join a rotating cast of Sustainability staff members in Robo for some delicious home-baked goods and riveting conversation. Been mulling over an exciting idea for sustainability on campus you'd like to run by us? Just want to hang out in between classes? All are welcome, whether you're a sustainability stalwart or new to the susty community.


TASTING AND INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS
5:30PM | Paganucci Lounge
  • Join three alumni business owners-- Benjamin Nelson '17, Jarett Berke '17, and Nicole Carrier '94 TU'97-- at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, May 3 in Paganucci Lounge to hear about their successes and pitfalls, learn what it's like to be a leader in the food industry, and try samples of their products.

  • After the panel, check out 53 Commons for a special menu featuring eight alumni businesses including items from Still North, Lou's, Boloco and many more.

  • Registration: dartgo.org/hospitality

 

THURSDAY, May 4th


SUNRISE DARTMOUTH 8PM | Robinson 106
  • Passionate about climate justice? Join Sunrise Dartmouth to learn how to get involved in the fight for environmental and social justice here on campus and nationally. Learn more about Sunrise Dartmouth here.

 

FRIDAY, May 5th


BREWHAHA COMMITTEE MEETING
10 - 11AM | Sustainability Office (Irving 180)
  • Brewhaha is an annual event brought to you on Green Key weekend by Farm Club and Dartmouth Sustainability. This event takes place at the Organic Farm and features delicious local food, student bands, crafts, a home-brewed kombucha competition, and so much more!

  • Join the planning committee GroupMe here.


POP-UP BIKES SHOP TIME & LOCATION TBD – Stay tuned!
  • Need to fix your bike up for the spring? Come on down to PUBS (pop-up bikes shop!) to get your set of wheels in shape!


 

ALL WEEK LONG


NATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN
  • This week, starting Monday, May 1st, is the National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People. We will be having events leading up to Friday, which is the National Day of Awareness for MMIW. Please come to any events you can to show your support for this issue. Many more details to come as the week progresses.

  • Follow @nadstagramm for more updates!


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