Archive for Joe Lencioni

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The 2010-11 College Sustainability Report Card Gives Gustavus Dining Service an “A”

Gustavus Dining Service and Recycling have received an “A” grade by the College Sustainability Report Card. From the Report Card: Dining services spends more than a third of its food budget on local products. Only fair trade coffee is served on campus; all milk is hormone and antibiotic free, and most seafood is purchased according […]

Meeting Minutes — October 19

Present: Deborah Downs-Miers, Anna Drennen, Joe Lencioni, Jim Dontje, Kim Braun, Steve Kjellgren Those present addressed the following agenda: Meet new member –  Review Nobel from collective perspectives –  President Ohle’s announcement of a food/hunger learning and acting event in February –  Update from Christopher Hall –  What are the Greens up to? –  Big […]

Meeting Minutes — September 28

7:15am – Jackson Campus Center – St. Peter Room Present: Mike Stehlik, Joe Lencioni, Steve Kjellgren, Susan Kranz, Rebecca Welp, Judy Douglas, Sujay Rao Discussion about who is unrepresented or under represented – Can the Greens be more ‘front and center’?  Suggestion to invite Stephanie Otto from HES.  Big Hill Farm?…Jordan is on the KC […]

Food Inc. “Walking Pool”

Are you on campus and interested in watching Food Inc. on Thursday, October 7? The Gustavus Greens are hosting a “walking-pool” (i.e. we walk together) to the Food Inc. viewing at the Saint Peter Community Center on Thursday. Meet at 6:30 at Three Flags.

Food Inc., Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m.

The Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter Community and Family Education, St. Peter Food Co-op, Arts Center of Saint Peter, St. Peter Senior Center, St. Peter Public Library, and St. Peter Recreation Department have teamed up to bring you another documentary film series–Films on First Thursdays. Some films are serious, some are amazing, and a few are just plain […]

Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce

Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink, gave a TED Talk in 2004 about Howard Moskowitz, spaghetti sauce, the pursuit of universal principles in food, and embracing diversity.

Coffee & Environmentalism Internship Opportunity

Attention students: Tiny Footprint Coffee, our new coffee partner, has a great internship. If you are a student and are interested in coffee and environmentalism, we'd love to see you in this position.

Wheel of Nutrition

The wheel of nutrition is a dining plate that reminds us of the fundamental values of nutrition. The plate comes in three types: Diet, Extra ordinary and Supersize. These plates have different proportions for people with different needs.

Taste of Place

Artist Laura Parker is doing an interesting project called Taste of Place. Essentially, she holds “soil tastings” like one would have a wine tasting. From the website: Soil, the medium of every farmer, makes up the palette that creates the distinction among growers. It differentiates between farms; between the family farm and agribusiness, sustainable practices […]

Meeting Minutes — December 8, 2009

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Deborah Downs Miers, Stacy Gerken, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni Guest: Hannah Twiton Membership:  Next semester, a number of people will be leaving and others will be returning: Current student members: Chris Hall will be away, but Kim Braun and Jordan Walker will be returning Additional student members: Deborah […]