Wednesday, October 1

ecoreps events for FOOD & AGRICULTURE month

These events are sponsored by Barnard Ecoreps and directed to Barnard First-years, but Food Sustainability Project members are welcome to attend & get involved!!!

Saturdays - October 11, 18, 25 - 11am
Greenmarket Trips with the Ecoreps!
Meet at the Barnard Gates - bring metrocard & money

Check out all the bounty of the Fall harvest at the Union Square Greenmarket and buy healthy and delicious snacks for when you're not near Hewitt (such as fall orchard fruit, pretzels from PA, cheesy bits...). Each week the leader Ecorep will also lead whoever is interested to a post-market excursion to Chelsea Market, Birdbath Bakery, Snice, or another exemplary food-related destination. (FSP members, if you want to help lead a group / have great destination ideas - be sure to contact Alison (ap2365) or just come!)

Tuesday - October 14 - 5-7pm
Harvest Dinner at Hewitt Dining Hall

A local foods FEAST! Ecoreps and RAs will be in the dining hall doing fun activities, raffles/prizes, movies, & lots more - DON'T MISS IT!

(Other possible events: Real Food Challenge kick-off events with FSP; Oct 5th - Visit Katchkie & Roxbury farms; Potlucks galore

Sunday, September 28

Garden Produce Sale and RooFood

Garden produce for sale MONDAY on College Walk! (Probably at the sundial)
Stop by to pick up Columbia-grown food.

Also, check out a new growing initiative spearheaded by Abi Cohen:

I am pleased to announce that I am working with Matt Palmer, prof. in E3B to make a green roof on top of uris!! He has already been asked by Nilda Mesa, and I'm now working to incorporate a community garden into the plans! Please spread the word about CUFSP's RooFood! Interested people should kindly email me, at Participants will hopefully include (but is by no means limited to) engineering students interested in green roofs and water collection devices!