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Gross but It’s Growth: Cleaning the Cold Storage in the Garden


Archive for February, 2015

Gross but It’s Growth: Cleaning the Cold Storage in the Garden

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Main idea: Cleaning up the cold storage building on the outskirts of the garden is hard and really dirty work, but the benefits of having an indoor space at the garden motivates us to continue working. Why should students care? With the addition of this space, we can: increase open garden hours, create a multi-use [...]

Community Plots are Shaping Up (& Rototiller is a huge help!)

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Main Idea? Community R’Garden will have community plots available very soon, plus we have a new tool. Why Should Students Care? If you are interested in a community plot, make sure to apply. The community plots are really taking shape, quite literally! We are excited as we prepare for their assignment and debut this coming [...]

LEED Buildings – Everything, Big or Small, Makes a Difference

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

There are many things we fail to notice as we go through our busy college lives. We find ourselves busy with homework, paying too much attention to our crush, and participating extra hours within our clubs that often times we don’t take time to realize what our campus has to offer. As a LEED Intern [...]

2015 RecycleMania is Here!

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

What is RecycleMania? RecycleMania is an eight week competition during the spring in which participating schools compete in various categories based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis and which schools generate the least amount of combined trash and recycling. RecycleMania serves to generate attention and support for campus sustainability programs, to [...]

On-Campus Sustainability Presentations

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

An ongoing event that I have been involved in includes giving sustainability presentations to the 1st year students living in the residence halls and campus apartments. Usually, the RA’s would reach out to the Office of Sustainability with their request of having a representative come and talk about sustainability in the dorms. So far, I [...]

We Put the “Community” in Community Garden

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

  Dear Friends, Remember when I talked about potentially donating the produce we weren’t ready to sell to non-profits and soup kitchens? On Sunday, I got the chance to hang out with Gustavo Hurtado, one particularly awesome UCR alumnus and do just that! He now works with the Riverside Free Clinic in collaboration with Project [...]


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