11.15.2011 2011 Fall Convergence - Day 1

After a long drive, we finally arrived at the California Student Sustainability Coalition 10th Annual Fall Convergence in Chico. We have a lot to learn from CSU Chico.

Winter Squash

Food Co-Ops

Occupy Chico

Bike Parking Lot

Local Chico Food

CU Chico AS Sustainability

Take back the Tap

Water Bottle Refill Station

Paper is from trees

Compost paper towels
Courtesy Jason Carman

11.14.2011 Nice Visit

We got a nice visit from Edgar of Milagro Allegro Community Garden. He said our leeks were bigger and taller than their garden. Good job club members.

Edgar (HP Gardens)
Courtesy Jason Carman

11.12.2011 International Human Rights Day at Pcc

The United Nations Association, Pasadena/Foothill Chapter and Pasadena City College is hosting the Fourth Annual International Human Rights Day Celebration. This year’s theme is Sustainable Energy For All.

  • Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogard
  • Chris Paine
    • filmmaker and environmentalist
    • Who Killed the Electric Car? and Revenge of the Electric Car
  • Musical Performance
    • Marshall Fundamental School Chamber Choir
    • Directed by David Pitts
  • Displays
    • Creating a more Sustainable Future (including PCC Seeds)
  • Video Tribute
    • A Choral Quilt of Hope
    • The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, Preamble

Additional information: www.unapasadena.org or 626-744-7147

When: Saturday, December 11, 2011
Where: Creveling Lounge at Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Time:3:00 - 4:15 pm

UN Human Rights Day
Courtesy UNA Pasadena

11.11.2011 Food Drive

This holiday, more families are in need of food. The cross cultural center, started a food drive for starving students or in financial trouble. It is amazing how many students stepped up. Over 3,000 food items were donated, setting a record for PCC. Thanks for everyone who donated. Check out all the food items below:

Can Goods

More Can Goods

Lots of Cans
Courtesy Jason Carman

11.03.2011 Creative Seeds: An Exploration of Hunger

Cornerstone Theater Company presents “Creative Seeds: An Exploration of Hunger,” from November 7-20.

This two-week event across Los Angeles features panel discussions, roundtables, exhibitions and performances that look at the issue of hunger through an artistic lens.

We’ve invited some of the region’s most innovative artists, food activists, farmers, chefs, food critics and thought leaders to participate - and we want you to join us! See www.cornerstonetheater.org for full schedule of events and reservation info.

Source: Yvonne Savio “Creative Seeds: An Exploratio​n of Hunger” email to Seeds. 2 Nov 2011.

Panel Topics: Check out the schedule.

Creative Seeds
Courtesy Cornerstone Theater

11.02.2011 No Garden Friday This Week

Just a reminder that this week’s garden meeting is cancelled. Starting Friday, is the 2011 Fall CSSC Convergence at CSU Chico. For those who are coming, please register at http://www.sustainabilitycoalition.org/fall-convergence-2/register-to-attend.

Again, no meeting this Friday.