All Week: Food Drive! Help stock the CBU Food Pantry. Bring items to Campus Ministry.
***We especially welcome the following non-perishable donations: shelf stable meals, granola and breakfast bars, peanut butter, nuts, cereal, soup, dry fruit, crackers, trail mix, canned fruit and vegetables, and popcorn.
Monday, Oct. 24
Up, Up Farm! Film showing of “The Greenhorns” (2010, 40 mins)
7 p.m., Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall, Q and A with local farmers to follow. This screening is FREE! Co-sponsored by the Food Policy Program of Memphis Tilth.
About the film:
“The Greenhorns documentary film explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs. By broadcasting the stories and voices of these young farmers, we can build the case for those considering a career in agriculture – to embolden them, to entice them, and to recruit them into farming.”
Tuesday, Oct. 25
Farmers on the Quad CBU Pop-Up Farmers Market
12-2 p.m., Buckman Quad
This event is co-sponsored by the SGA, Overton Park Community Farmers Market, and the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market.
- All CBU students receive $5 voucher to spend! (Show student I.D.)
- Featuring Loch Holland Farm, Jack’s Farmacy, MemPops, The Creamery, Landmark Farmers Market, Riverside 1844, Midtown Herbs, and more!
“Eating a Balanced Diet on a College Campus” with Michael Muchmore, nutritionist
4:30-5:30 p.m., Alfonso Dining Hall
Come learn how to eat a healthy, balanced diet as a college student and how to prepare meals while living in the dorms!
Wednesday, Oct. 26
“Eating for Exercise” with Michael Muchmore, nutritionist
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Alfonso Cafeteria Lobby
Stop by for free samples and learn how to eat for fitness.
“Vang: A Drama about Immigrant Farmers”
7 p.m., University Theater, reception with actors to follow
This event is FREE! Co-sponsored by Memphis Tilth and the Memphis Center for Food and Faith
About the film:
Changing the narrative about farmers and farm workers in the United States: “It isn’t possible to witness this play and not be changed by the gut-wrenching experiences of these recent refugees and immigrants, by their ability to survive in the face of the horrific.”
Thursday, Oct. 27
Campus Service Events
CBU Community Peace Garden Work Day, 4:00 p.m.
Learn how to harvest and use produce from our own community garden!
Food Recovery Network, 7:00-7:30 p.m., Alfonso Cafeteria
Come learn how unused food from our cafeteria can help feed hungry people in Memphis.
Friday, Oct. 28
Harvest Celebration and Pumpkin Carving Event
7:00-8:30 p.m., LLC Fire Pit
Sponsored by Res Life
In honor of Halloween…. Come out, relax and have fun carving pumpkins with the Office of Residence Life at the LLC fire pit. We will provide the pumpkins and carving kits. You provide the artistic talent and creativity! FREE pumpkins while they last