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Student Organic Farm Stand

When: April through October | Thursdays 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Farm Lane in front of the Auditorium

The Student Organic Farm Stand is opening for the season on April 6 for all your vegetable, fruit, flower, herb and transplant needs! All food is fresh, local and USDA certified organic, supporting food systems education at MSU. Learn more here.

Green and White Days

When: July 21, 24-28 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: East Lansing campus

Green and White Days are special open house-style programs that allow you to connect with campus resources and see inside facilities not typically offered during regular tours. Green and White Days repeat daily on July 21 and 24-28, with programs starting at 9 a.m. and concluding by 4 p.m. Learn more and register here.

Bee in the Know Field Day

When: July 29 | 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Bee Wise Farms LLC

Join Bee Wise Farms for a class designed to spread beekeeping knowledge to the community. Don't miss the chance to get up close and personal with bees! Learn more and reserve your spot here.

Yoga at the MSU Broad

When: July 30 | 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Stretch your mind, body and spirit in the sculpture garden at the MSU Broad Art Museum! The instructor is an MSU alumna, and will be focusing the session on having you revitalized for the week ahead. Learn more and register here.

North American Conference: Birds in the Anthropocene

When: July 31 through August 5
Where: East Lansing campus

Researchers and bird enthusiasts from all over North America will gather at MSU for North America's largest scientific conference devoted to the study of birds. The program is student-friendly and affordable, and will provide in-depth exploration of important advances in the field as well as networking opportunities. Additionally, organizers are working to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the event, through locally sourced foods, biodegradable products and minimizing waste. Learn more here.

Beal Botanical Garden Tour: Plants and the Geometry of Nature

When: August 3 | 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Where: Beal Botanical Garden

Join Beal Botanical Garden assistant curator Peter Carrington to take a closer look at the underlying and reoccuring mathematical and geometrical basis of the structures we love and appreciate in plants and nature. Tours begin near the shed in the garden. Learn more here.

Garden Day 2017

When: August 5 | 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Where: Plant and Soil Sciences

Join the MSU Department of Horticulture for their Garden Day, featuring presentations on how popular plants got their reputation and how to make your garden more manageable and desirable than ever. Learn more and register here.

MSU Agriculture Innovation Day

When: August 24 | all day
Where: Lake City Research Center, Lake City, MI

MSU Agriculture Innovation Day is an annaul event focusing on in-depth education surrounding a single topic, this year being forages and the future. Connect with experts to gather innovative information for improving the bottom line while maintaining environmentally sound practices in agriculture. Learn more here.

Music in the Garden Concert Series: Brass Tacks Quartet

When: August 25 | 12 p.m.
Where: Beal Botanical Garden

MSU College of Music presents the Music in the Garden Concert Series, featuring Brass Tacks Quartet. The concerts are free and open to the public, bring a blanket and experience the point where beauty and music meet. Learn more here.

Music in the Garden Concert Series: Spectra Saxophone Quartet

When: September 7 | 6 p.m.
Where: Beal Botanical Garden

MSU College of Music presents the Music in the Garden Concert Series, featuring Spectra Saxophone Quartet. The concerts are free and open to the public, bring a blanket and experience the point where beauty and music meet. Learn more here.

CATA Come Clean Duathlon

When: September 10 | 9 a.m.
Where: Lake Lansing Park

The Come Clean Duathlon is hosted by the Clean Commute Options Program, a service of the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA), that raises awareness of the effect of transportation on our community's air quality. The event aims to provide an opportunity for people to test out non-motorized clean commuting methods in a fun, family-friendly and competitive environment. Learn more here.

Michigan Sustainability Conference

When: September 14 | all day
Where: Crowne Plaza, Detroit, MI

Join the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for their second annual Michigan Sustainability Conference, designed to promote meaningful engagement with business professionals in discussion surrounding the topic of sustainability by addressing the triple bottom line approach. Learn more here.

Cities and how they are Fueling America's Destiny; Smart Growth and a Sustainable Future, and American Latinos and the Nation's Future

When: October 11 | 5 p.m.
Where: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

In celebration of National Hispanic Month, the School of Planning, Design and Construction has invited special guest lecturer, Henry Cisneros, co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force, to speak on October 11. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

 

 

 

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If you have an upcoming sustainable event that you would like us to include on this page, please email begreen@msu.edu.