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  This Week in Sustainability  
 
April 24, 2017
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Last Newsletter Until Summer!

This will be our last newsletter until summer term begins! In the meantime, you can keep up with campus and community sustainabily events on our Facebook, Twitter,and Instagram accounts. Good luck to all students taking finals and a heartfelt congratulations to all seniors graduating!

Events Spotlight
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Green Drinks Bloomington Discussion

Green Drinks Bloomington is a monthly, informal social networking event meant to bring together people from different backgrounds with a shared interest in creating a greener world. This month, Steve Higgs, one of Indiana’s premier environmental writers and photographers, will present a talk entitled "Intimate Sycamore Landscapes." Higgs will discuss the role the Sycamore Land Trust and other land trusts play in natural conservation in Indiana. There is a $5 suggested donation, as some food will be provided.

When: Wednesday, April 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Banquet Facility of the Upland Brewing Company

Volunteer Opportunities
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Campus Garden Learn and Harvest Days

The Campus Garden is an organic food production space for the IU community to learn about sustainable gardening, make new friends, and take home fresh produce! Stop by one of the biweekly Learn and Harvest Days to help around the garden! For more information, like the Facebook page or email iugarden@indiana.edu.

When:  Thursday, April 27 from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m.-noon
Where:  2367 E. 10th St.

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Hoosier to Hoosier Donations

Moving out? The Hoosier to Hoosier community sale collects gently used items at the end of spring and resells these items at the end of summer. Proceeds benefit the IU Office of Sustainability, City of Bloomington Department of Economic and Sustainable Development, and Cutters Soccer Club, among others. Collection bins have been placed in residence halls and pick-ups will be made off-campus.

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Global Gifts Volunteer Orientation

Global Gifts sells unique handmade items, from jewelry and home goods to toys and food items, donating all of its proceeds to individuals in more than 34 countries around the world. The store largely relies on volunteers to provide valuable customer service, assist in store operations, and help spread its mission of fair trade. Attending the volunteer orientation is required before volunteering. Volunteers commit to working two shifts per month for a minimum of three months (shifts are three-five hours).

When:  Sunday, April 23 from 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Where:  122 N. Walnut St.

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Ready, Set, Grow!

Stop by the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market for the 6th annual ‘Ready, Set, Grow!’ for tips to help you prepare for the upcoming growing season! Local organizations and businesses will be providing handouts and giving demonstrations on topics ranging from seed starting to composting!

When:  Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m.-noon
Where:  401 N. Morton St.

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