Green Bag Luncheon Series
For the second year, the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) will host a Green Bag luncheon series that focuses on the environment and sustainability, both at work and at home. This educational series features informal lunchtime discussions and/or workshops – from sustainable food and dining choices to backyard composting to utility savings at home and work and much more. So bring your lunch and join us to learn interesting ways to incorporate sustainability into your life!
At each single session, attendees will be entered into a drawing to receive one small giveaway relevant to that session’s topic. At the end of the series, individuals who have attended three or more sessions throughout the year will be entered in a drawing to receive one of two larger giveaways!
All lectures/workshops are free and open to Vanderbilt community members and will be hosted from noon to 1 pm in Sarratt 189.
Topics for 2012-2013 will be posted as soon as they are finalized.
Cooking with Sustainable and Local Foods from the VU Farmers’ Market
Presenters: Stacey Kendrick, Health Plus; Jeff Themm, Nashville Farmers’ Market
Presenters: Jeffrey Ezell, Metro Beautification & Environment Commission; Emily Thompson and Patrick Napier, All Seasons Gardening & Brewing Supply Company
Celebrating the Holidays Sustainably
- Holiday Greening Guide
- Sustainable Holiday Crafts and Decorations
- Recycled Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids
Presenters: Lindsay Walker, Recycling Coordinator, SEMO; Kendra Abkowitz, Sustainability Professional, SEMO
Utilities Savings at Work and at Home
Presenter: Dave Parker, LEED AP, Integrated Green Building
Sustainable Food Choices Offered by VU Dining/Cooking with Herbs
Presenters: Suzanne Herron, VU Dining; Stacey Kendrick, Health Plus; Jacquie Sullivan, Dietetic Internship Program at Vanderbilt
Green Spring Cleaning
Presenter: Megan Morton, Pro Utilitas
Sustainable Landscaping and Gardening
- Metro Water Services Rain Barrels Information
- Metro Water Services Rain Gardens Information
- Keep Your Water Safe – Prevent backflow from your garden hose!
- Gardens of Babylon
Presenters: Julie Berbiglia, Metro Water Services; Mark Kerske, Gardens of Babylon
Introduction to the Northwest Earth Institute Course Offerings
Presenters: Rebecca Selove and John Patrick, Northwest Earth Institute Ambassadors
Congratulations to our Green Bag Luncheon Series Grand Prize Winners!
By attending three or more Green Bag Luncheons in 2011-2012, Colette and Joan were entered into a drawing for a $100 Gift Certificate to Barnes & Noble. Thanks for being green !
Questions? Contact SEMO.