Campus Garden

“Campus as Lab” Pilot Program Engages Students With a Hands-On Approach to Sustainability

2018-11-29T11:37:42+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Academics, Campus As Lab, Campus Garden, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

The Campus as Lab Pilot Program engages faculty from all disciplines, inviting students to apply what they learn and solve problems creatively. By Adam Tomasi The undergraduate campus at Wake Forest stands out for its iconic architecture and beautiful landscapes. Right off Polo Road, a few-minute’s walk from the North Campus residences, you will find an [...]

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Sowing Seeds of Sustainability at the Campus Garden

2016-12-08T13:30:56+00:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Campus Garden, Home Stories, Internships|

by Office of Sustainability News Intern, Suzanne Mullins Have you visited the Campus Garden? Located on Polo Road, the Campus Garden draws student, faculty, and staff volunteers to aid with crop cultivation and maintenance. Managing the garden are three Wake Forest students and Office of Sustainability interns—senior Akua Maat, junior Megan Blackstock, and junior Nick Judd. [...]

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Congratulations Class of 2015 Interns

2015-07-06T14:44:13+00:00July 6th, 2015|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: , |

We sent off our graduating interns from the Class of 2015 with hearty congratulations on their outstanding achievements. Bridget Keeler graduated with a major in economics with a minor in environmental studies. After working as the campus dining intern for ARAMARK her sophomore year, Bridget studied sustainability abroad and returned to serve as a Greeks Go [...]

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Call for 2015 Sustainability Interns

2015-04-01T15:44:35+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: , , , |

Are you a student interested in making a difference and gaining professional development experience? The following paid internships are available to all Wake Forest University students for fall 2015. In order to apply, please fill out this form. Unless otherwise noted, these internships are with the Office of Sustainability. Please note, interns are required to attend an on-campus [...]

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Fall 2014 Internships in Sustainability

2014-04-02T15:53:46+00:00April 2nd, 2014|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Internships|

Are you a student interested in making a difference? The following paid internships are available to Wake Forest students for fall 2014. In order to apply, please fill out this form. Applications are due by Thursday, April 17th at 5pm.  Unless otherwise noted, these internships are with the Office of Sustainability. Campus Garden  The intern will [...]

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Update: Sustainability Theme House

2015-03-19T18:15:38+00:00September 25th, 2013|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Sustainability Community|Tags: , , , |

This summer, Wake Forest had to say goodbye to a beloved campus home.  Due to structural damage in the basement, there was no alternative to demolishing the Sustainability theme house, a house which a group of students had formerly called “home.” The Sustainability house was one of the handful of theme houses owned by Wake Forest [...]

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How Can We Afford It?

2013-12-11T16:48:05+00:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: Academics, Campus Garden, Dining and Food Systems, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Photo courtesy of Sarah Moran/Old Gold & Black Joel Salatin, a self-described “Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic-farmer" lived up to every aspect of his reputation in his lecture to the incoming class of 2017, during their fall orientation. The lecture, which was open to all members of the Wake Forest community, was the denouement in the summer academic [...]

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Garden Intern WWOOFs it in Hawaii

2013-12-11T17:00:00+00:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Campus Garden, EcoReps, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: |

David Song ('15) at Dragon's Eye Learning Center. Snorkeling with sea turtles and hiking volcanoes may sound like amazing vacation highlights all on their own, but for David Song (‘15) these experiences were part of a 45-day Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA) internship to learn about sustainable agriculture. It was just an [...]

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Congratulations Class of 2013 Interns

2013-12-11T16:28:34+00:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Campus Garden, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: |

On May 20th, the Office of Sustainability wished farewell and good luck to six graduating interns.  We are proud of their work on behalf of our office and on behalf of our campus partners.  Their undergraduate accomplishments are just the beginning of many contributions they will make as members of the Wake Forest community. Sanders McNair [...]

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Compost in Action

2013-12-12T16:43:20+00:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: Campus Garden, Dining and Food Systems, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , |

In May 2011, agriculturalist-entrepreneurs Pete Gallins and cousin Rucker Sewell began an innovative program in Winston-Salem. The pair began collecting food waste from local businesses and restaurants to compost at the nearby Gallins Family Farm. In the fall of 2011, the university got on board by diverting the Pit’s pre-consumer food waste (food scraps that never [...]

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