My Experience Volunteering on an Organic Permaculture Farm in Costa Rica

By: Denali Selent Nestled in between dense patches of forest and sprawling farmland in the rural region of La Fortuna, Costa Rica, lies the farm of an extraordinary woman named Marie where I spent two weeks volunteering this past summer. The volunteer program was through Workaway, a site where people from around the globe can … More My Experience Volunteering on an Organic Permaculture Farm in Costa Rica

A Night of Celebration: IES 50th Anniversary Banquet

By: Lindsey Brown Ringing in the 50th anniversary of the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, alumni, faculty and students alike celebrated this milestone through tours of IES facilities, keynote speakers such as EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and multiple alumni receptions. I had the privilege of attending the IES 50th Anniversary Alumni Banquet in the … More A Night of Celebration: IES 50th Anniversary Banquet

Farmer’s Market Uptown

Folk music played in background as students, families, and neighbors came together to enjoy the homegrown foods and unique merchandise offered by local farmers. Every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. the city of Oxford hosts a farmers market for the community. The market boasts numerous fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade candles, live music, … More Farmer’s Market Uptown