Stories about "Sustainability"
Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:58 am
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm
The annual Otis Lecture at Bates, Pollan's droll, fact-rich talk was titled In Defense of Food: "The Omnivore's Solution."
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:00 am
Bates will screen For the Love of Small Scale and Fowl Play, documentaries made by Bates students about Maine food producers.
Monday, October 20, 2008 11:40 am
Historian of science at the University of California, San Diego, Naomi Oreskes gave a lecture on the science of climate change and the notion of scientific consensus. (Total length: 1:16:12)
Sunday, October 5, 2008 12:00 pm
The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine used Bates' sustainability efforts in a story about what has the current generation of college students fired up: "They're all about green, focused on saving energy, serving organic and local food, and reducing carbon emissions."
Friday, October 3, 2008 12:00 pm
Thanks to an anonymous $2.5 million gift, Bates College is refocusing its food-services mission on 'nourishing body and mind' and serving more organic and locally grown fare in the dining hall.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.
Friday, September 19, 2008 12:49 pm
One of the most prominent advocates for changing the culture of eating in the United States, Pollan has expressed a food philosophy stunning in its reach and simplicity: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
Friday, September 12, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates' purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:00 pm
An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college's already high use of local, organic and natural food.