Sustainable MRU

Spring 2018 Campus Sustainability Fair

March 20 - 29, 2018  

Activities & Events

Sustainable Agriculture Panel Discussion

Discussion Panel: Sustainable Agriculture / Food under Climate Change
Tuesday, March 20 11:30 - 1:00pm
Room Y224 (Note: Room is actually Y224, not Y222 as shown above)
Enjoy diverse perspectives and free appetizers with the following industry and advocacy professionals:

  • Tatenda Mambo, distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary
  • Doug Beever, Sr. Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Agrium/ Nutrien
  • Paul Shumlich, Founder and CEO, Deep Water Farms
  • Janzen, Henry, Ph.D. or Kroebel, Roland, Ph.D., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Scientists
  • Moderator: Ken Banister

Green Calgary Sustainable Dining Event
Wednesday, March 21 2:30pm - 3:50pm
Room Y224
On Wednesday, March 21 Green Calgary will be providing a presentation in Y224 on sustainable dining! This event is great opportunity for anyone interested in making their eating habits more sustainable! Students, Staff, Faculty and community are welcome.  No RSVP required, but seating is limited.

IES Food For Thought

Food for Thought: Beer, Bread, and Sustainability, presented by the Institute for Environmental Sustainability
Join MRU's Institute for Environmental Sustainability at Craft Beer Market to learn how to be more sustainable while enjoying cold beer and delicious, local food.
Thursday, March 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Craft Beer Market 345 10 AVE SW
Tickets are $60 each. Purchase

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MRU Greenhouse & LEAP Club Plant Sale
Thursday, March 29, 9am - 11am
Mount Royal Main Street

The MRU Greenhouse, LEAP, and SustainableMRU are hosting their 4th bi-annual plant sale! Approximately 1000 plants organically grown in the MRU Greenhouse will be available for purchase for $1 - $10. Cash only. No holds. All proceeds will go to LEAP and the MRU Greenhouse.

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Green Calgary Green Cleaner Workshop
Thursday, March 29, 11am - 1pm
Mount Royal Main Street
Register in advance
here! Only 100 spots available!

SustainableMRU and Green Calgary are offering a Green Cleaning Product Workshop Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 11:00am-1:00pm on Main Street! The sessions will run for 20 minutes and you will learn about why sustainable cleaning products are important, and how to make your own. Please bring a spray bottle from home that has already been rinsed out, OR $3 for an HDPE bottle/trigger (made in Calgary) that will be supplied by Green Calgary.

Terrarium Workshop

Sustainable MRU Terrarium Workshop
Thursday, March 29, 1pm - 3pm
Mount Royal Main Street
Register in advance
here! Only 100 spots available!

The MRU Greenhouse, and SustainableMRU are offering a Terrarium Workshop Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 1-3pm on Main Street! The sessions will run for 30 minutes and you will plant a terrarium to take home. All materials and care instructions will be provided. There will be a $2 charge for a glass container, but you are welcome to bring your own container and the workshop will be free!

Rock Sale by Student Society
The Joli Fou Geological Society will be hosting a rock sale on March 29 from 10 am - 2 pm. Stop by Main Street to purchase minerals, rocks, gemstones, or fossils collected by faculty, staff, and students from Mount Royal's Geology program. Prices range from $1 - $20 depending on stone and size.



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