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Buying the Farm: CSA Comes to BU

Ward’s Berry Farm offers local fruit, veggies BY LESLIE FRIDAY Gabe Stein’s mom would be proud of him. She’s purchased fruit and vegetables for the last five years from a local community supported agriculture (CSA) group in Denver, Colo. Now Stein (CAS’11) is following in her footsteps, thanks to a new project at BU’s weekly […]

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Living Green

CAS prof melds personal, professional passions BY LESLIE FRIDAY. VIDEO BY ROBIN BERGHAUS “Julian is talking a lot about carbon footprints,” says Nathan Phillips. “He has an intuitive sense of things that are good for the environment and bad.” Julian, it turns out, just turned five. And while his understanding of what is good for […]

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Sierra Club Names Boston University as top 50 Green Schools

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Sierra Magazine Chooses BU for top 50

Boston University ranks #50 See Complete List How (and why) we came up with our list of America’s greenest campuses Illustration by Aesthetic Apparatus, photo by Lori Eanes Intercollegiate rivalry is a long and hallowed tradition. That was the operating premise, anyway, behind our fourth annual Coolest Schools survey. We sent out 11-page questionnaires to […]

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Robbie Choate helps University save CO2

The rooftop of 590 Comm Ave may seem an unusual place for an Economics major to hang around, but that’s where Robbie Choate was often found last semester. As an intern with BU Facilities Management and Planning, his energy setback project resulted in saving the University CO2. Choate’s interest in the Metcalf Science Center began […]

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