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What does it mean to serve with FoodCorps? FoodCorps service members get kids excited about growing, cooking, and eating food. This full-time, paid position is ideal for anyone who’s passionate about making a difference in their community through teaching, gardening, and food justice. Learn more here.
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We invite you to our 2nd annual conference — Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley – ag and culture in conversation — Friday, November 15th from 9 am to 12:30 pm at Middlebury College, Wilson Hall in McCullough (Student Center), Old Chapel Road, Middlebury, Vermont.
This year’s conference program includes:
- Keynote talk “Caring for the Ecosphere” by Aubrey Streit Krug, PhD, The Land Institute
- Panel Discussion with representatives of the five Community Spheres of the New Perennials Project in Vermont’s Champlain Valley:
Agriculture/Food Systems: Corie Pierce, co-founder of Bread and Butter Farm
Creative Arts: Nancy Winship Milliken, artist working with elements of nature as a way to consider ecological questions in the present
Education: Matt Schlein, director of The Walden Project and founder of The Willowell Foundation
Faith: Sister Gail Worcelo, Green Mountain Monastery
Healing Arts: Thomas Jackson, LCSW, psychotherapist and faculty member at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
- Participation in breakout conversations – you will get a chance to spend time talking and sharing with others in the community spheres that interest you and that are relevant to your work
We look forward to having you with us on the 15th. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. Please also feel free to share the conference information with your network!
Dance, music and visual arts event, panel and reception to honor Earth Day & the Arts
Monday, April 22 – EARTH DAY!
Mahaney Center for the Arts (MAC)
4:00 – 7:00p
4:00p Welcome & Dance Performance (MAC patio)
4:30p Emergent Universe Oratorio (MAC 2nd floor lobby)
5:00p Student Performances & Visual Art (MAC 2nd floor lobby)
5:45p Eco Arts Presentations (MAC 1st floor lobby)
6:15p Panel & Reception (MAC 1st floor lobby)
Earth Day 2019 Nourishing Change Through the Arts will offer live music and dance performances, artistic displays, and a panel discussion followed by an informal reception. Art will address the theme of all living beings – including humans in relationship to the Earth and our changing climate. All programming will be engaging and participatory when possible and choreographed to flow, literally, like water throughout the entire venue. The organizers want people to leave this event feeling energized and creative and perhaps inspired to:
- Engage more actively with their environments
- Cherish an emergent vision for the future of our planet
- Foster human connection within their homes and communities
Questions? Contact Nadine Barnicle, Professor of the Practice, Environmental Studies
Sponsored by Environmental Studies Program, Franklin Center for the Environment, Office of the Director of the Arts
Check out these upcoming deadlines on Handshake of education-related internships and jobs for the week of February 11-18 HERE.