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Students, staff and faculty can grow vegetables and herbs in their own 4 x 8 foot raised bed. Raised bed users are responsible for planting, maintenance and harvest during the growing season. Hand tools, watering cans and hoses are available at each site. Gardeners can receive free vegetable starts at the Grounds Department’s April Earth Day celebration.
We provide employees and students with generous financial incentives to bike, bus, car/vanpool and walk to campus. Incentives include a subsidized transit pass, car sharing, discounted carpool parking, free vanpool parking, locker room and showers for bikers, an evening shuttle for walkers and more.
Our onsite facility annually turns 178,000 pounds of food waste into compost. The compost is spread in planting beds toimprove soil quality. The facility has won several awards for being located in a large city, adjacent to an apartment building and restaurants, and operating without odor issues.