Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bulldogs Like Good Food Open House - and - Growinng the U Real Food Retreat

For all of you who like food, especially good food... check this out!
2 events that might pique your interest!


BULLDOGS LIKE GOOD FOOD - Open house

Come check out and learn about the new student group that, when it comes to food... "we are ALL ABOUT IT!"


Wednesday March 26th
1pm - 3:45pm
TV Lounge - Kirby KSC 273B

Join us for tea and who knows what other surprises.
(prizes.. did someone say prizes?)
And there may even be prizes!
-AND... learn more about the event below.. Growing the U. 





GROWING THE U: University of MN Real Food Retreat 
Students from U of M schoolsStudent leaders, and not YET student leaders, are invited to Growing the U: The University of Minnesota System Uniting for Real Food -- a retreat to cultivate campaigns & projects to further campus commitments to community-based, resilient, fair food systems.

April 4-6
University of Minnesota - Duluth

Growing the U will be an opportunity to build community with student leaders from throughout the University of Minnesota system, cultivate a vision & plan for commitments to sustainability & justice in our campus & community food systems, and develop our leadership & organizing skills to enact our plans.
In addition to sharing meals and exploring the Duluth-area food system together, the retreat will include workshops and open time to explore:

  • challenges & opportunities in campus food systems
  • power, privilege, and oppression in the food system
  • strategic campaign-planning
  • group dynamics & facilitation
  • University of Minnesota system-wide network-building
  • The Real Food Calculator and Campus Commitment from the national Real Food Challenge student network

REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot! Registration costs only $20 for all food, housing, meeting space, and programming for the weekend.
Contact katie.blanchard@gmail.com with any questions


We hope to see you soon!
--- Growing the U Planning Crew
  • Saba Andualem, Judy Breuer, Caitlin Nielson - University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Heidi Eger & Peter Kvale - University of Minnesota Morris
  • Laura Dorle - University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • Katie Blanchard & Lindsay Guthrie - Real Food Challenge







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