Campus Garden

Polo Pumpkin Party

2014-10-21T18:09:00-04:00October 30th, 2014|Tags: |

The WFU Campus Garden is hosting a fall celebration event with all things pumpkin and they want you to come! Whether you're a regular volunteer or have yet to visit, you're welcome to join the party. Offerings include pumpkin painting, pumpkin pie, and hot apple cider. The first 20 people to register here, are guaranteed their own pumpkin [...]

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Where Are They Now: Emily Bachman

2018-06-22T15:25:51-04:00November 4th, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|Tags: , , , , , |

Emily Bachman (’13) was a prominent contributor to Wake Forest’s sustainability efforts throughout her four years as a student. She served as the president of the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC), a shift leader and summer intern for Campus Kitchen, a regular volunteer in the Campus Garden, an intern with ARAMARK, where she worked to support [...]

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Update: Sustainability Theme House

2015-03-19T18:15:38-04:00September 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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FAQ: Campus Garden Produce

2017-09-27T15:49:34-04:00September 9th, 2013|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions|Tags: |

Q.  How do I get produce from the campus garden?  A. During the summer, the campus garden occasionally offered a produce stand on campus. However, now that the school year has started, the only way to enjoy the organic produce from the garden is to volunteer. If you, or a group you're involved in are looking for hands-on service, then [...]

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How Can We Afford It?

2013-12-11T16:48:05-04:00September 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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Summer Interns Serve Winston-Salem

2015-10-15T08:49:45-04:00June 24th, 2013|Categories: Dining and Food Systems, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Waste Reduction|Tags: , |

David Hale ('15) prepares to deliver to the SECU House Summer isn’t necessarily a vacation for Wake Forest students.  From late May to early August, The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest, a student-run service organization, maintains full operations, serving 154 meals per week to underserved members of the Winston-Salem community.  Unlike during the spring [...]

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LENS brings sustainability into focus

2013-12-12T16:50:30-04:00August 21st, 2012|Categories: Academics, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , |

This summer thirty-two rising high school juniors and seniors participated in LENS @ Wake Forest, an annual three-week college immersion program.  For the three years since its inception, LENS @ Wake Forest has taken sustainability as a guiding theme, examining political, economic, social, and legal issues.  Learning took place both inside and outside the classroom, with [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Nathan Peifer

2013-01-09T14:59:28-04:00August 13th, 2012|Categories: Campus Garden, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Photo courtesy of Nathan Peifer Nathan Peifer is a competent and capable person; that’s why it was extremely disconcerting when, one year ago, he realized, in the most basic way, he did not know how to feed himself.  Thus began Nathan’s study of gardening, a journey of self-directed learning he describes as “chasing ignorance.”  [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 19

2012-06-11T16:19:23-04:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday|Tags: , |

Kick off the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth by picking up your free, limited edition 10 Days t-shirt made from organic cotton. Part of a faith group on campus? Volunteer in the campus garden during the Interfaith Planting Party, part of the Interfaith Week of Service, and be a true steward of the planet. Not [...]

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High School students view sustainability through a new LENS

2010-09-30T16:34:07-04:00September 15th, 2010|Categories: Academics, Culture, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|Tags: , , , |

Twenty-six high school students learned about sustainability through the lens of food and water systems this summer during the inaugural LENS (Learn. Experience. Navigate. Solve.) Program. Postdoctoral Fellow in Religion and the Environmental Program, Lucas Johnston and English professor Anne Boyle teamed up to lead the program, which was designed to provide high school [...]

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