Sustainability in Welcome Week 2017
Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM
Aug 20, 2017 11:55 PM
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The UofL Sustainability Council will welcome new students to campus with a variety of events designed to engage your passion during Welcome Week 2017 Aug. 16th - 20th, 2017:
Thursday, Aug. 17th - S.O.U.L. Service Projects
8am-12:30pm, various sites (meet up at SRC).The Sustainability Council will be organizing on-campus volunteer sites for SOUL, in addition to the many off-campus community service projects! Get to know fellow students and UofL faculty and staff while exploring diversity on campus and in the Louisville community. Discover how to make the most of UofL service and leadership opportunities, then work alongside those you met to learn first-hand about the many facets of our “Possibility City.”
Thursday, Aug. 17th - Gray Street Farmers' Market
Every Thursday 10:30am-1:30pm (through Oct. 27)
Health Sciences Center, 485 E Gray St.
Enjoy lunch from area food trucks & stock up on the finest local products: produce, pasture-raised meat & eggs, popcorn, honey, jam, granola, baked goods, flowers, plants, etc.
Thursday, Aug. 17th – International Students Resource Fair
Noon-1:30pm, MITC Bigelow Hall
Come pick-up sustainable transportation information and learn about our city's new LouVelo bikeshare system!
Saturday, Aug. 19th - Garden Commons Salsa Party & Harvest Fest!
2:00 - 3:00pm outside the Cultural Center
Stop by UofL's organic, student-run Garden Commons to sample some of the delicious fresh produce we've grown together over the summer and learn how you can get involved and learn how to grow your own food right here on campus! Sponsored by the UofL Sustainability Council and Health Promotion Wellbeing Central. See 2016 Photos.
Saturday, Aug. 19th - Louisville Sustainability Bike Tour
3:30pm meet up outside the SRC
Take a fun afternoon bike ride with the Student Cycling Coalition and UofL Sustainability Council! Explore your new community through the lens of environmental stewardship and social justice. Don’t have a bike? Check one out from the SRC through UofL’s Bikeshare Program. Check out our route here. See 2016 Photos.
Sunday, Aug. 20th - UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
Every Sunday noon-1pm (200 block of E. Bloom St. just one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook and Floyd Streets)
Come help us turn “trash” into treasure as we manage UofL’s volunteer-powered community composting operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. Learn about worm composting and becoming a UofL EcoRep!