Upcoming Events

FLOW For the Love of Water

Celebrate Earth Week with a Free Screening of FLOW For the Love of Water presented by the UVA Food Collaborative and The Sierra Club. Come early for food and stay late for a panel discussion featuring panelists Brian Richter (The Nature Conservancy), Matthew Reidenbach (Environmental Sciences Department), and Rick Parrish (Attorney for SELC).   Director, Irena Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on [...]

Food Symposium

Have you done research or a project in the past year relating to food?  Share your work with us at the UVA Food Collaborative’s Student Research Symposium!  This event is in conjunction with the UVA Office for Sustainability’s Earth Week Celebration and it is the perfect opportunity to practice for a final presentation or just to share your passion for food.  Contact kas6en@virginia.edu to participate; deadline for submissions is April [...]

UVA February Food Film Forum – February 28th!

Please mark your calendars for the next UVA Food Film Forum! UVA Sustainability, UVa Food Collaborative, and UVA Dining present the NEW documentary Sustainable: the future of our food system determines the future of mankind  This event is FREE and open to the public. Tuesday, February 28, Newcomb Hall Theatre (on the Lower Level) Food 5:00 Film 5:30  Forum 7:00 Parking at the Newcomb Garage.  Forum Discussion with Professor Randy Lutter, Dr Megan McGroddy and Professor Brad Brown [...]

Film Screening & Panel Discussion

  Mark your calendars for the UVa Food Collaborative’s next film screening and panel discussion this Wednesday, November 30th! We will be screening six short films: Food for Thought Food for Life, Homebound, Economies of Community, Home Flavored, Seed Sovereignty, & Growing a Healthy Community-Westhaven. This event is free and open to the public. Please help us spread the word to all who are interested in learning more about Food and [...]

Don’t Throw It Away – JUST EAT IT

We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Join us for the food waste film “Just Eat It” Thursday, April 21, 6pm at the Charlottesville Downtown Library, just a quick trolley ride away, with guest panelists Eric Walter from Black Bear Composting, Deborah Lawrence, Ph.D. of U.Va.’s Environmental Science Department, and Kristen Rabourdin of Whole [...]

All-Veggie Dinner at Campus Dining Oct 29

Give Peas a Chance! October 29, 5-8pm UVa’s Fresh Food Co. dining service at Newcomb Hall will be serving an all-vegetarian theme meal Oct 29, 5-8pm at UVa’s Fresh Food Co dining in Newcomb Hall. No to-go service at this meal – see poster for details. Give peas (and spinach and mushrooms and pumpkin and apples) a chance, and make one meal all [...]

Polyfaces and Sustainable Food Panel Nov 7

Following the premier of Polyfaces, a documentary detailing agricultural techniques at the sustainability-focused Polyface Farm, join us for a U.Va. Food Collaborative-sponsored discussion with filmmakers Lisa Heenan and Darren Doherty, Joel Salatin, our own Tanya Cobb (U.Va), and moderator Brian Wheeler. Film details: 4:45 PM, Saturday, Nov 7, 2015OTHER : PVCC DICKINSON CENTER Director: Lisa Heenan and Isaebella DohertyFeaturing: Joel Salatin, Lucille Salatin, Teresa Salatin Set amid the [...]

Virginia Film Festival Nov 5-8

Virginia Film Festival Screening of Polyfaces Saturday, November 7, 2015 4:45pm PVCC Dickinson Center The Virginia Film Festival, presented by the University of Virginia, will be screening Polyfaces, a documentary highlighting the agricultural techniques of the local Polyface Farm. Buy tickets at the Virginia Film Festival website. FREE TICKET for all full-time U.Va. students, and discounts available for students with ID and U.Va. faculty and staff!   Polyfaces 2015. USA. 92 [...]

UVa Sustainability Forum Oct 13

Tuesday, October 13 at 7:30pm – 8:30pm Clark 108 Join us for the second Sustainability Forum of the year! This is a great opportunity to come and hear what other clubs at U.Va. have been working on and to learn more about the sustainability community.  **At the beginning of the meeting, a short Zero-Waste presentation will be given by StudCo Sustainability Committee. If your CIO or department plans to host a food event of any kind in the future, come to the forum to learn how StudCo can [...]
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