Compost in Action

2013-12-12T16:43:20-04:00September 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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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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