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September 2016

Fall Plant Sale

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Selected perennials and biennials, including pansies and violas, will be for sale beside the greenhouse.  Hours 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1.  Continues the following week until sold out.

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Landscape for Life: The Role of Plants

September 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Landscape for Life.  Harness nature’s power to create a healthy, beautiful home landscape. Gardens are a gift, providing backyard beauty, a pleasant atmosphere, and often, food for the table.  It’s too bad that sometimes gardens unintentionally work against nature.  They can damage the environment’s ability to clean air and water, reduce flooding, and provide all the other natural benefits that support life on earth, including us. Landscape For Life (LFL) shows you how to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live, whether on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the common area of your condominium. The series will explore the roles of soils, water, vegetation, and materials in sustainable garden design.  Landscape for Life is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ program (SITES™); the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes.  SITES™…

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Biting the Hands that Feed Us Webinar

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Biting the Hands that Feed Us September 27, 2016 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT SSF and Island Press on September 27, 2016 in a free webinar featuring Baylen Linnekin, author of Biting the Hands that Feed Us, which introduces readers to the perverse consequences of many food rules. Some of these rules constrain the sale of "ugly" fruits and vegetables, relegating bushels of tasty but misshapen carrots and strawberries to food waste. Baylen is a food lawyer and an adjunct professor teaching food policy and food law at George Mason University Law School and American University. He is the founder and executive director of Keep Food Legal. His writing on food and law has appeared in scholarly publications like the Chapman University Law Review, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Northeastern University Law Journal, Nexus Journal of Law & Policy, and…

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

September 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2016
Campus Garden,
1141 Polo Rd
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October 2016

Contemplative Hike

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Office of Spiritual Life and Commonplace as we co-sponsor a contemplative hike on the Rough Ridge Trail just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Afterwards, we will head to Boone and enjoy lunch at the F.A.R.M. Cafe, a non-profit, pay-what-you-can community kitchen. These events are sponsored by the Office of Spiritual Life at the School of Divinity. For more information, please visit http://divinity.wfu.edu/student-life/spiritual-life/ or contact Christopher T. Copeland, copelact@wfu.edu, 336-758-3629.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 3, 2016
Campus Garden,
1141 Polo Rd
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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2016
Campus Garden,
1141 Polo Rd
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Telluride Mountainfilm Tour

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SECCA,
750 Marguerite Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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Join us for the Telluride Mountainfilm tour on Wednesday, October 5th at SECCA. The evening will feature the films from the recent Telluride Film Festival.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 3, 2016
Campus Garden,
1141 Polo Rd
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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2016
Campus Garden,
1141 Polo Rd
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