Sustainable Community Development Initiative
Our mission is to provide Grand Valley administration, faculty, staff, students, and community stakeholders with the required skills and capabilities to become better stewards and responsible global citizens in the workforce, communities, and family life. This site will guide you to information and resources, helping you to become more involved with sustainability efforts at Grand Valley State University and around the world.
Sustainable Community Voices
Sustainable Community Voices is a monthly conversation with guests on sustainable practices.
Please click here for the February podcast.
GVSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Project is offering two successive CSA share opportunities this year! The first “season” will run from approximately the end of April through the beginning of August; the second will be offered later in the season from mid-August through December.
The attached sign-up sheet is for the first season, which will provide you with a box full of vegetables for 15 weeks – to be picked up either on campus or locally at the Sustainable Agriculture Project.
If you would like to a reserve a spot, please e-mail your completed form and payment to Levi Gardner ASAP.
Pasture-based Livestock Farm Internship
Crane Dance Farm is offering an internship opportunity. Click here for more information.
Midwest Regional Sustainable Conference
March 28th - 30th
West Lafayette, IN
The theme of this year’s conference is “Lead/LEED the next generation” and will offer speakers on a variety of topics that focus on LEEDv4 and beyond, as well as training to help create sustainable leaders of tomorrow.
Click here for more information and/or to register for the conference.
2014 Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference
March 31st - April 3rd
Join leaders from industry, academia, government, non-profits, U.S. EPA Region 5, and those involved in the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s Safer Chemistry Challenge Program.
Who should come: business and industry, state and local government interested in green chemistry, not-for-profits, academia, and labor.
Sustainable Agriculture Project Farm Stand
Wednesdays, 10am - 2pm
Allendale campus, Kirkhof Center
Stop by the Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) farm stand to purchase fresh, organic produce and learn more about the SAP. Available crops include: Parsnips, radishes, beets, lettuce, spinach, kale, and chard. For more information, please visit the SAP website or GVSU's events calendar.
Grand Valley offers meatless meals at The Connection, Fresh Food Company, Kleiner, River Landing, and at the downtown Pew Campus as part of the nation-wide Meatless Monday initiative. The movement promotes education and a wider range of options as help to reduce meat consumption in order to improve personal heath and the health of the environment. Click here for more information.
Page last modified March 11, 2014