5th Annual Sustainability Expo

April 16, 2013

UNM’s Sustainability Expo & Lobo Growers’ Market set for April 23

Cel­e­brate Earth Day at the Uni­ver­sity of New Mex­ico Sus­tain­abil­ity Expo & Lobo Grow­ers’ Mar­ket on Tues­day, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Cor­nell Mall, located just east of the Stu­dent Union Building.

Now in its fifth year, the Expo & Grow­ers’ Mar­ket offers an oppor­tu­nity to inter­act with sustainability-minded folks at a vari­ety of engag­ing dis­plays and activ­i­ties, includ­ing an alter­na­tive trans­porta­tion exhi­bi­tion, a grow­ers’ mar­ket and a bicy­cle auc­tion. Learn about sus­tain­able ini­tia­tives on cam­pus and in the sur­round­ing com­mu­nity, meet local farm­ers and enjoy the ener­getic atmosphere.

The Lobo Grow­ers’ Mar­ket por­tion of the Expo is orga­nized by Sus­tain­abil­ity Stud­ies stu­dents who are pas­sion­ate about pro­mot­ing local farm­ing and small busi­ness, and edu­cat­ing cam­pus and com­mu­nity mem­bers about sus­tain­able agri­cul­ture and healthy food choices. The Lobo Grow­ers’ Mar­ket kicks off the upcom­ing Albu­querque area grow­ers’ mar­ket sea­son, and fea­tures numer­ous local grow­ers, value-added pro­duc­ers and pre­pared foods vendors. Read more...