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September 24, 2012

This was the club's first general meeting of the year.

A BIG thank you to George Vahoviak (our faculty adviser) and Brian Burger (stoked farmer from the Millheim area) for stopping by and sharing their delightful insights. Hope the trek was worth it!

Upcoming Club Events
Hayride !!! Thursday, Oct 18 @ 6pm. Feel free to invite any friends from any sustainability-related clubs. Email Events Coordinator Roni (vlp5059@psu.edu) to RSVP!
"The Greenhorns" Documentary Screening !!! A great flick about young farmers in America. Stay tuned for more details on this FREE event.
Shaver's Creek Fall Harvest Festival !!! Saturday Oct 20 - Sunday Oct 21 @ Shaver's Creek Environmental Center. The club will have a booth focusing on what we know best, sustainable agriculture! If you are interested in volunteering either day or have an idea for our booth, please email Bobby (ragz@psu.edu)!

Upcoming Community Events
"Vegucated" Screening !!! Join the Vegetarian Club TONIGHT @ 6:30 in 117 HUB for a screening of the film "Vegucated". There will be door prizes and discussion following the film. Check out the FB event for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/419854451384522
PA Maple Tour !!! On Thursday, Sept 27, PASA will be hosting a field day entitled: "Sustainable Forestry Using Your Resources Now, While Improving Your Woods for the Future" More info can be found here: http://pasafarming.org/events/pasa-events/pasa-field-day-sustainable-forestry-using-your-resources-now-while-improving-your-woods-for-the-future
Ag Career Day !!! Tuesday, October 16 from 9 - 4 @ The BJC
Interested in International Ag? Penn State Alumna Jaz Azari will be speaking about her work with the State Department and foreign governments on Tuesday, Oct 2 from 4-5 in 103 Career Services. More info on this event can be found here: http://agsci.psu.edu/students/news/2012/experiences-abroad-career-path-and-the-work-of-the-department-of-state?utm_campaign=AgSci+Student+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Ongoing Events/ Ideas
Gardening @ the Community Garden !!! Tryna get your Fall harvest on? Bobby, Rachel, and Sydney have been "tending to" the club's CFS Community Garden Plot. If you're interested in planting some fall crops with us (GARLIC! KALE!), feel free to let any of us know!
Farm Tour !!! Know of any future farm tours? Interested in organizing one for the club? Let us know!

Have a lovely week, friends. Our next meeting is Monday, Oct 8 at 6:30 pm in 169 Willard!