Green Notes for February 2019

February is Water Awareness Month.

There are a number of exciting opportunities to learn more about by touring the Recycling Center and Water Hub, tasting at the Symposium, enjoying the Farmer’s Market, and getting ready for spring by placing your order with Oxford Farms for weekly produce.

Monday, February 18 (12:00-1:00 pm) AND Friday, March 29 (3:00-4:00 pm): Recycling Center Tour – Please sign-up.  This is an impressive operation.

Monday, February 25 (12:00-1:00 pm) AND Thursday, March 21 (12:00-1:00 pm): Zero Landfill Waste training (which makes you eligible to become a Zero Waste Ambassador). Please sign-up.

Wednesday, February 27: Sustainable Events Symposium: Are you in charge of managing events by arranging for food? These vendors are in absolute support of Emory’s sustainability goals, are member of “America to Go,” and actively seek to help event planners have zero waste (no landfill) events. Attend the Symposium at Ackerman Hall, in the Carlos Museum on February 27 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm (brought to you by the Office of Sustainability). Please RSVP to emorysustainability [at] emory [dot] edu.   (Don’t eat a big lunch!)

Water Hub Tours are every Monday at 10 am and every Friday at 9:30 am.

Farmers Market Dates:   February 19, February 26, March 5, March 19,  March 26, April 2, April 9, April 16, April 30, May 7 and always 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Cox Hall Bridge.

It’s time to get your Oxford Farm CSA box (Community Supported Agriculture). Choices include a Full Season (28 weeks of fresh produce and a 10% discount), Spring, Summer or Fall.  Check out the dates and prices – AND sign up.

March 26 Earth Festival – mark your calendars for this celebratory event.

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