Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Attention Beautify SI Group: Meeting and An 11 Days for Food Justice Event
Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 28, 2013
March 1, 2013
Location: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Due to our cancellation of last week's meeting, we will be having a BSI meeting this Friday, March 1st at 5pm in the Mississippi Rm. We will be discussion upcoming volunteer opportunities, projects, and sustainability week.Return to event list.
An 11 Days for Food Justice Event ~ Greening Carbondale Coalition.
Greening Carbondale via a Food Forest, February 28, 2013, 7 – 10 pm. SIU School of Law (Room 204) (Free parking).
Public Discussion of Proposal:
Residents, community groups, and representative agencies will collaborate in initiatives to continue Greening Carbondale, in consonance with principles of food justice, by developing and implementing a food forest-oriented city plan.
Hosts: Elissa Johnson, Co-Coordinator, Winter Farmer’s Market.; Peter Lemish, Facilitator, SIU Imagining Geographies.
Greetings: Jessica Bradshaw, Chair, Carbondale Human Relations Commission; Ben Wodika, Chair, Carbondale Sustainability Commission; Makayla Bonney, Chair, SIU Sustainability Council.
Presentations by Carbondale residents: Wayne Weiseman (The Permaculture Project); Orlan Mays (Gift of Love Charities Inc. & Mustard Seed Sowers Garden)
Q & A
** Break with light refreshments **
Invited Discussants: Craig Anz, Vice President, Main Street, Associate Professor, Architecture, SIU; Stephanie Eichholz, Director, Green Earth; Sarah Heyer, Executive Director, Keep Carbondale Beautiful; Kathy Renfro, Director, Carbondale Park District.
Wind: 5 MPH
Humidity: 76 %