Northwestern University's Summit on Sustainability 2015

Your Plate Your Planet
April 10, 9:30 am, The Great Room, 610 Haven Street
Join ESW for the annual Summit on Sustainability. Your Plate Your Planet will generate discussion around modern approaches to sustainable food and agriculture. Learn more at NUSOS.
Sponsored by Engineers for a Sustainable World


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret - Film Screening March 7th @ 7PM

Saturday, March 7th @ 7:00pm
Harris Hall, Room 107
1881 Sheridan Rd.
Northwestern University

Parking is free at the Northwestern Segal Visitor's Center
1841 Sheridan Rd.

An official selection of the Fourth Annual One Earth Film Festival. Stay engaged after the screening with solution-oriented discussion and explore opportunities for action. Seating is limited. Reserve your tickets today. For full festival schedule & tickets visit oneearthfilmfest.org #ONEEARTH

Infographic from Cowspiracy.com  http://www.cowspiracy.com/infographic/ 


Food Chains Screening & Talk with Director Sanjay Rawal | Tues. Feb. 17

Tuesday, February 17
6:30pm in Harris 107

The film is an exposé of our food supply's dependency on desperately poor and marginalized populations for labor. The documentary follows a group of revolutionary tomato pickers in Southern Florida from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers who are working to change farm labor practices through their Fair Food program that rallies growers and retailers to change the system of injustice.


Sustainable Brewery Panel - January 20th at 7:00PM

Join NU Food Talks, Citizens' Greener EvanstonFarmhouse Evanston, and Sketchbook Brewing Company in welcoming a panel of Evanston’s finest brewers to discuss what it takes to be a sustainable brewery.

When: Tuesday, January 20
Time: Networking at 6:30 pm, program at 7:00 pm
Where: Farmhouse Evanston, 703 Church Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Cost: Free and open to the public
What: A chance to learn, network, exchange ideas, and get involved!

Michael Smylie of Smylie Bros. Restaurant & Brewery
Josh Gilbert of Temperance Beer Company
Tom Fogarty of Peckish Pig
Cesar Marron of Sketchbook Brewing Company

Space is first-come, first-serve. Space is limited and we do expect a capacity crowd, so come early, and come thirsty!


November Potluck and Panel Discussion:
Retail Grocers: Margin versus Sustainability

Tues. November 18, 6-8 pm
Chambers Hall
Ruan Conference Center, Lower Level
Northwestern University
600 Foster Street
Evanston, IL 60208

Often what lies between you and your dinner is a trip to the grocery store. This month a panel of grocery store owners and representatives will share with us how they strive to maintain profit margins while incorporating sustainability. Learn where and how these local grocery stores source the foods that they sell, how they are impacting our local communities, and what other factors go into running a sustainable grocery store.

Potluck Details:
A-H: Salad
I-L: Side
M-S: Dessert
T-Z: Beverage

*If you would like to bring something other than requested please feel free. Also, if you are unable to bring a dish, please still attend the event.

Parking and Transit:
When is comes to parking at Chambers Hall (600 Foster St.) it is free after 4:00 PM in the lot adjacent to the building. The closest train stop is Foster on the purple line. There are also locations to park your bike nearby in front of Foster Walker (1927 Orrington Avenue). http://maps.northwestern.edu/facility/65

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Food Day Activities at Northwestern University - October 24th

Northwestern University Students celebrate Food Day
@northwestern_dining and #eatdrinklocalnu

2-4pm Farmers Market
Norris South Lawn (near Wild Roots). 
Students who have raffle tickets can get their farmers market sticker at this event! 

5-8pm Farm-to-table dinner 
Sargent Hall 
Students can turn in their raffle tickets at this dinner - or buy taking a picture, posting it on Instagram and tagging @northwestern_dining and #eatdrinklocalnu. 

Tag @thealleygallery and #thealleygallery, and recieve a free poster from the Alley Gallery!