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Changing Food Systems Through Access, Equity & Empowerment with social entrepreneur Brahm Ahmadi Register Here Connect & Cultivate Recharge and reconnect on weekdays at the WFU Campus Garden. SEE OPPORTUNITIES For the Future of the Forest No matter your interests, there is a place and a way for you to get involved. LEARN MORE Choose to Reuse With over 150 water refill stations around campus, get chilled, filtered water straight to your reusable bottle. LEARN MORE Lead the way Transform your interest in sustainability into passionate leadership. LEARN MORE Navigate the Forest your way Rent a bike for the semester, borrow a Zipcar, or Ride the Wake— you've got options! LEARN MORE Life after the Forest Catch up with Wake Forest Sustainability alumni who are living their passions. LEARN MORE We'll do the dirty work Request the Compost Crew to collect organics at your office, residence hall, or next campus event. LEARN MORE Sustaining futures Explore an interdisciplinary major in sustainability or minor in environmental studies or science. LEARN MORE
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Redlining and Racism – the Real Roots of Food Deserts in our Communities

October 26th, 2020|

By Lauren Berryman ('21), Content Development Assistant A staggering one in seven North Carolinians faces hunger, according to Feeding America. If you zoom in closer, you'll find that 49.7% of Black residents in Winston-Salem have [...]

‘Grow Small’ to Find Meaning in a Wounded World

October 13th, 2020|

By Lucas Johnston ('98), Director of the Wake Forest Undergraduate Environmental Program I teach courses on religions and environmental issues, with values and ethics always at the forefront of our conversations. We are a meaning-making [...]

The Inextricable Link Between Human and Environmental Health

October 12th, 2020|

By Sophia Masciarelli, Content Development Assistant When the novel coronavirus hit the United States in early 2020, it upended every aspect of American life as we knew it. The presence of the virus also uncovered [...]

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Connect & Cultivate in the Garden

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Connect & Cultivate is a new, daily opportunity for students to meet in the WFU Campus Garden. Trained student leaders will guide peers in low-key garden activities like weeding, mulching and harvesting. It’s a great time to recharge, reconnect with the outdoors and make new friends.

Ahmadi will talk about environmental justice and community-based leadership through the context of his own compelling leadership journey -- from activism and community organizing to nearly 20 years spent addressing the systemic issue of food insecurity through a social entrepreneurial approach.

Connect & Cultivate in the Garden

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 19, 2020

Connect & Cultivate is a new, daily opportunity for students to meet in the WFU Campus Garden. Trained student leaders will guide peers in low-key garden activities like weeding, mulching and harvesting. It’s a great time to recharge, reconnect with the outdoors and make new friends.

Connect & Cultivate in the Garden

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Connect & Cultivate is a new, daily opportunity for students to meet in the WFU Campus Garden. Trained student leaders will guide peers in low-key garden activities like weeding, mulching and harvesting. It’s a great time to recharge, reconnect with the outdoors and make new friends.

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