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What's on your plate?

A food action workshop  Nov. 13 & 16

October 26, 2012

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
    - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Graphic for the What's on Your Plate food action workshop.Earn one additional credit this semester and take action on critical local issues like food justice, food waste or the environmental or health impacts of food choices. Work with local experts and students across the disciplines to make a difference and discover the foodie in you.

This SU Showcase sustainability project has three parts:

  1. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Hendricks Chapel
    Attend the University Lecture by Marion Nestle on "Food Politics."
  2. Friday, Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m., location TBA
    Attend dinner and a panel discussion with community and university leaders on food issues. Following the discussion, students will develop proposals (individually or in teams) for an action project and a timeline for completing it.
  3. Before the end of the semester
    Student teams work independently to complete the project.

Students may receive one credit of independent study for completing the workshop requirements. This workshop is open to all schools, colleges and majors.

Space is limited. Sign up by sending an e-mail with your name, major and year of study to Rachel May at

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