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!


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 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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