Create a path in the Smith Permaculture Garden with "permeable pathways" - a new technology being used on campus. We'll also add edible and native plants to the garden so the campus community can learn about permaculture principles, food and medicinal uses of the plants, and historical relationships in the region between Pacific Northwest native communities and native plants.
Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty; and Luke Maurer, Leadership for Sustainability Education graduate student, presented "Tapping in: Contemplative Practices for Leadership Development" at the Continuums of Service conference April 9 in Long Beach, Calif.
Celebrate Earth Day at Portland State with a free evening focused on urban farming in Portland and beyond. The evening will begin with a screening of Growing Cities: A film about urban farming in America. After the film, stick around for a panel discussion featuring representatives from local urban farming and gardening organizations to hear about what's happening in Portland and how you can get involved.
With a passion for both the preserving the environment and engaging with people, Robert Nathan navigated a student internship and a graduate assistantship while pursuing his master’s degree in education—experiences that prepared him for success in his current career.
Many of those who work to put food on our plates cannot afford to feed themselves. This event will bring together a panel of farmworkers, food service workers, organizers, and the PSU community to discuss how we can advocate for food worker rights and build a more just food system.
Free delicious food from Tierra del Sol Cuisine will be served!