Sustainability Festival

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Join us for the 2015 Sustainability Festivals!

Charles River Campus at Marsh Plaza on Thursday, September 17, 2015

Medical Campus at Talbot Green on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Charles River Campus Festival:

Connect with leaders of the BU Environmental Leadership Network—24 clubs, from BU Vegetarian Society to BU Outing Club. Discover how to get a free home energy audit. Join the Challenge to reduce your environmental footprint. Get a new standard LED light bulb when you bring less-efficient incandescent or CFL to swap with us.

Bike & Pedestrian Safety:  Register your bike or get a free “Ride Ready” safety check by local bike mechanics. Lots of free swag including helmets, lights, and other biking gear. And enter for your chance to win a bike and other great prizes.

Medical Campus Festival:

Join the Challenge to reduce your environmental footprint. Get a new standard LED light bulb when you bring less-efficient incandescent or CFL to swap with us. Learn about biking in Boston, how to get bike cage access and the BUMC student and staff Hubway discount.

Some invited clubs and vendors include:

BU Farmers’ Market

September 4th-October 30th
Thursdays, 11-3pm
GSU Plaza- 775 Commonwealth Ave
(at Marsh Plaza with the Festival on Thursday September 17th only)

Come out and support local, sustainable agriculture and producers:

The farmers’ market offers all kinds of local, wholesome staples and treats to fill your fridge- and your sweet tooth!  This year we have a great group of local farmers and producers.

Ward’s Berry Farm- Sharon, MA- Fruits and vegetables; also offering a farmshare box each week.

Marshall’s Farm- Gloucester, MA- fruits and vegetables

Danish Pastry House- Watertown, MA- pastries, breads, cookies, brownies

Q’s Nuts- Somerville, MA- roasted nuts