This film follows the struggles of small family farms that are being shut down. It explores the idea of "food freedom" and what individuals can do to keep that freedom alive.
Join in on cleaning up the UNI wetland. Gloves and bags will be provided; be prepared to get wet and dirty. Register at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=o5e7oecab&oeidk=a07e9ts1mcmf0571239
Staff from the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) will be located at a table in Maucker Union across from Chats. Students will have the opportunity to sign a pledge to take one step toward being greener in their daily lives. Students pledging to be more sustainable will receive a gift from the RRTTC. Staff will also talk about what it means to be green and provide ideas on how to be more sustainable.
Tour the Creekside Harmony Garden and sample a variety of salsas along the way.
The film "I AM" is the story of Hollywood director Tom Shadyac who experienced a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions: What’s wrong with our world? and What can we do about it?
This film explores the transition to an economy based on sustainable practices. The documentary explores the advantages of a “global green economy,” both for the planet and the business sector. This segment is part of the “Ethical Markets” television series by Hazel Henderson.
The films "9,000 Needles" and "Community Acupuncture" both explore the use of acupuncture as a healing method. "9,000 Needles" tells the story of Devin Dearth, a 40-year-old who suffered a stroke and turned to acupuncture therapy. "Community Acupuncture" is a documentary chronicling Working Class Acupuncture, a clinic that opened in Portland, Ore. in 2002. Tara Anderson, local acupuncturist, will speak following the showing of the films.
Jerry Schnoor and Steve Goreham will host on online discussion about Climate Instability: Interpretations of Scientific Evidence. Follow the link to the RRTTC website for the links.
Reuse this Season! Reduce stress before finals with a reusable material craft. Help reuse an old dish by decorating it with sharpie and then putting in the oven to set. This craft is a great way to reuse something, give it a new purpose and to reduce waste.
We will be also be giving away some small plants courtesy of the UNI Botanical Center that will be accompanied by your choice of teacup to plant it in. These plants are small and only need watering every few weeks, making them an ideal plant for a dorm setting!