Starting Date: 04-21-2006
Starting Time: 12:00pm
Ending Date: 04-23-2006
Berea, Kentucky 40404
859-985-3593Campus – Community Partnerships for Sustainability will bring together college students, faculty and staff, and townspeople from throughout eastern Kentucky. In the face of global challenges, colleges and towns can work together to create sustainable local and regional economies and communities. At the conference, presentations and poster sessions will be combined with discussion groups and hands-on workshops to give participants the knowledge, skills, and contacts they need to make their campuses and communities more sustainable. Workshop themes include local food systems, transportation, energy, green buildings and green landscapes, and campus–community curricula, among others.
Speakers include Pat Murphy of Community Solutions, and Michael Shuman, author of Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age.
Co-sponsors include Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Centre College, Eastern Kentucky University, Hazard Community & Technical College, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Berea Outpost, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, Louisville Peak Oil Group, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), and Partners for Family Farms.
Geographical Scope: State