Post Tagged with: "Sustainability theme"

Ecohouse Thanksgiving Dinner Features OHIO Student Farm Produce

Each table at the Ecohouse Thanksgiving had a basket of bread, decorative pine cones, and a conversation topic card with a question pertaining to food and sustainability. This card reads, "What are the main inhibitors to the expansion of sustainable food systems in our region? What does a sustainable food system look like to you?"

One week before Thanksgiving Day, the Ohio University Ecohouse hosted the fourth annual sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner as the final event of the Sustainable Food Series. This year, all the dishes were prepared by Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism students from Human & Consumer Sciences. With the focus being on sustainability, ingredients for […]

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November 20, 2018 at 9:24 pmNews

Sign Up for Annual Sustainable Thanksgiving Planned at Ecohouse

A dish from the Sustainable Thanksgiving dinner last year.

Made from century-old bricks and shingles, the Ohio University Ecohouse may look like any old farmhouse in Athens. However, up the concrete steps to the spacious front porch and through the squeaky storm door is a warm and welcoming living room and dining area where the annual Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner […]

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November 2, 2018 at 10:28 amNews

Fall Sustainability Series | Night of Shorts, Nov. 14

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Night of Shorts on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. This evening features short films dealing with topics on sustainable living, says the Athena website. Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working […]

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November 1, 2018 at 8:45 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty | Farm Labor Relations in South Africa, Nov. 28

Dr. Tarminder Kaur

Wealth and Poverty hosts a research talk by Dr. Tarminder Kaur, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, South Africa, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alden 319. The talk is titled “Farmers Are Not ‘That’ Rich; Farm Workers Are Not ‘That’ Poor: an […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Fall Sustainability Series | Taking Root, Nov. 28

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Taking Root on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. “The story weaves a compelling and dramatic narrative of one woman’s personal journey, Wangari Maathai in the context of the turbulent political and environmental history of her country. Raised in the rural highlands […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Sustainability | Environmental Justice in Appalachia, Nov. 29

Michele Morrone

The Sustainability Studies theme presents Dr. Michele Morrone discussing her research on environmental justice in Appalachia, focusing on the broader sustainability issues, on Nov. 29, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Alden Library 319 (Friends of the Library Room). Morrone is Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Ohio University.   […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:00 pmEvents

Appalachian Stories: A Conversation about Environment and Health in the Region, Nov. 29

Appalachian Stories: A Conversation about Environment and Health in the Region, Nov. 29

The Sustainability Studies theme announce another Climate Conversation event on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Alden Library 319, on “Appalachian Stories: A Conversation about Environment and Health in the Region.” Dr. Michele Morrone will lead a conversation about environment and Health in the Appalachian region. Morrone […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:00 pmEvents