Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Food Inc. Film Showing

Join Lettuce Turnip the Beet-SLU's Food Justice Club for dinner in the Winston Room to celebrate the end of classes!

Want to learn more about farming issues in the U.S.?

What's all the fuss about food issues anyways?  Come find out!

We'll be watching Food Inc, a documentary that talks about corporate farming in the United States.

BYOD (bring your own dinner)

Apprentices Sought by Local CSA

Kent Family Growers - a local, organically-certified CSA is seeking apprentices for the 2012 season.

Kent Family Growers produces a wide variety of fresh, certified organic vegetables, flowers and fruit on 117 acres in Lisbon, NY. We serve markets in St. Lawrence County and across NY State. We are looking to hire three apprentices for the 2012 season. Our work takes place in the field, growing and harvesting, in the packinghouse, washing and sorting, and in Canton and Potsdam, marketing.  1301 CR 31 - Lisbon, NY 13658 - 315.322.4155 - kentfamilygrowers.com e-mail: kentfamilygrowers@hotmail.com

Details.... (PDF)

SLU Seed to Table Summer Gardening Internship

Want to get paid to garden this summer?  Consider applying to become one of the first ‘Seed to Table' garden interns.

The Seed to Table interns will work from May - August on the Seed to Table garden and also participate in educational opportunities relating to environmentally friendly living and sustainable agriculture. Interns will work an average of five days a week and have two days off (both interns will not have the same days off) Interns will be paid a $4,000.00 stipend for the summer.  Funding is provided through the Mellon Foundation.  Housing will be covered.

The Interns will be expected to spend at least ten hours working with Seed to Table before the end of spring term.  Interns will be expected to take part in additional educational opportunities throughout the summer, and present a conclusion of their experience during a meal at the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester.

To apply download the application.

Visit St. Lawrence Nurseries

Come visit Saint Lawrence Nurseries, to talk with owner Bill Mackentley about environmental issues, sustainable agriculture, and growing/living practices specific to the North Country.

For more information, visit St. Lawrence Nursery's website, www.sln.potsdam.ny.us/

Email cldima08@stlawu.edu if you are interested in attending.

We will meet on the Greenhouse porch at 1:30, and we will take a van over to Potsdam, to visit the nursery at 2. 

See you there!

Lettuce Turnip the Beet Meeting

Come play with plants in the greenhouse, and talk about future events.

Lettuce Turnip the Beet Meeting

Come play with plants in the greenhouse, and talk about future events.
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