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OVERVIEW

The CSU is taking initiatives to transform our campus into a more sustainable and welcoming environment. We believe these initiatives can inspire our students and staff to take small steps to build a better planet. Join us in the movements and actions below. 

EVENT SERIES

We’re hosting a variety of online and in-person workshops to continue the conversation about sustainability. Please take a moment to see the list of available free workshops. The first 10 students to attend each event receive a cloth tote bag.

Veggies 101
Monday, October 4 • 11:30 to 12:30 

Seed Starting
Tuesday, October 19 • 7pm to 8pm (online)

Urban Farming: Solutions to Food Insecurities
Wednesday, October 20 • 11:30am to 1:00pm (in-person)

Small Space Gardening
Monday, November 15 • 11:30am – 12:30pm (online)

Winter Veggies
Tuesday, December 7 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm (online)

Garden Planning
Tuesday, January 25 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm (online)

Seed Starting
Tuesday, February 8 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm (online)

Soil Science
Tuesday, March 1 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm (online)

Early Planting
Tuesday, March 15 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm (online)

RESOURCES

Linda Gilkeson
Linda is an incredible BC backyard gardening resource. She is based on Salt Spring Island, so her growing conditions are quite similar to the Lower Mainland. Subscribe to her newsletter for great seasonal tips.

West Coast Seeds
West Coast Seeds is a great place to get local seeds. Their blog is informative and their regional planting charts are a great resource to plan your garden.

BC Seed Co-Op
BC Seed Co-Op is another valuable source for local seeds.

EarthWorks
The mission of EarthWorks is to educate and inspire students as well as members of the campus and local community to understand complex environmental issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective enabling all to take action for positive change. See event listings for details on events for the 2021/2022 academic year.

UN Climate Goals
Want to see what is happening on the global stage? Check this link.

CSU Book Market
Want to save money on your textbooks while joining the circular economy? Check out the CSU Book Market. 

CLIMATE JUSTICE SURVEY

We are seeking input on our approach to climate justice. The first 100 students to complete the survey will receive a $10 gift card.

HAVE YOUR SAY