‘Waste’ Category

April 2016 Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes:

Kitchen Cabinet April 18, 2016 Abby Nistler, Hayley Nemmers, Kaitlyn Bicek, Brady Kelley, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Erin Baumann, Gwen Saliares, Danny Pavek, Audi Dickey, James Dontje, Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Margo Druschel, George Elliott, Paul Matzke, Molly Yunkers Greens The Greens will have a lot going on celebrating Earth Week. The following activities are […]

Kitchen Cabinet Conversation: Sustainability and Fair Trade Initiatives!

The second in a series of “Kitchen Cabinet Conversations” (or was that Confrontations, Lisa Heldke?) was hosted in the EYDR on October 14. This conversation focused on environmental sustainability and fair trade. Several organizations with links to the Kitchen Cabinet participated in our conversation, which featured fair trade chocolate and tea, a pedal powered battery […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes October 2015

Kitchen Cabinet October 12, 2015 Jeri Miller, Margo Druschel, George Elliott , Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Jana Elliott(SAVE), Kaitlyn Bicek(SAVE), Mark Hanson , Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Lindsay Rothschiller , JJ Akin, Andi Dickey, Erin Kuiper, Abby Nistler (Fair Trade) Fair Trade Margo and Abby discussed how Gustavus is working towards becoming a […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes September 2015

Kitchen Cabinet September 14, 2015 Jeri Miller, Margo Druschel, George Elliott , Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Kailey Holmes, Molly Yunkers, Jana Elliott, Kaitlyn Bicek, Jessica Braun, Mark Hanson , Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Lindsay Rothschiller Why we are here: Introductions of Cabinet Members and our purpose and what we would like to see […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes October 13, 2014

Gustavus Kitchen Cabinet October 13, 2014   Lisa Heldke, Jim Dontje, Steve Kjgellren, Paul Matzke, Judy Douglas, Meghan Krause,  Saskia Raether, Katie Feterl (Greens) Mark Hanson, Margo Druschell, George Elliott, Chuck Niederriter   Greens Projects Toxic Tater March is a National event and the Greens are supporting this on campus. Katie explained the ideas behind […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes March 2014

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes March 10, 2014 Laura Shilling, Mark Hanson, Lisa Heldke, Jessica Braun, Jeff Stocco, Jim Dontje, Steve Kjellgren, Rebecca Hare, George Elliott, Jessica Burggraf, Paul Matzke, Meghan Krause MVAC Meeting – MVAC will be starting a food hub (connection between farmers and churches, business, etc.). This is a way to purchase local. […]

The World Food Clock

From a colleague in Food Studies and Anthropology: http://worldfoodclock.com/ How much food is being consumed around the world right now? It’s a vast question that can be answered by the World Food Clock. This interesting website draws on information provided by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and presents a streaming […]

Gustavus included in Princeton Review’s new Guide to 286 Green Colleges:

Gustavus Adolphus College cites justice as one of its core values, and it has prompted the community of “Gusties” on campus to take their roles as environmental stewards seriously.

Gustieware: it’s famous!

An article in College Planning and Management discusses the Gustieware program as an example of “environmentally conscious changes on campus.” Now, if only we could implant those homing devices in the things….

Consider the Bag!!

A short movie from our friends at Free Range Studios.