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Wright State University Participates in National Solar Tour

Wright State University hosted its first National Solar Tour on campus Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Thanks to our great group of volunteers and the representatives from Dovetail Solar and Wind who helped out. And a special thanks to: Dr. Jim Menart, Professor, Materials Engineering; Director of Renewable and Clean Energy Program for creating the informative slide show; John Howard, Manager of Energy and Customer Services; Thanks to Jim Hannah, Assistant Director of Public Relations for arranging an interview with Dayton Daily News to publicize the event.

View slide show from the event (PDF) »

View a letter from Chris Widener, State Senator, 10th District about his stop on the Ohio Solar Tour (PDF) »

Tour attendees overlook solar panels

Group shot of solar tour attendees

Group of attendees overlooking solar panels

Sustainability Events

Montgomery County Food Summit

November 7, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Register now for the Nov. 7th Montgomery County Food Summit. Hosted by Montgomery County Food Policy Coalition, University of Dayton's Sustainability, Energy and the Environment Program and Growing Power Initiative, and Partners for the Environment Food Team Connecting Producers to Consumers:
~ From our farms...to our tables
~ Focusing on solutions for local food distribution

University of Dayton River Campus, Meyer Room 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio

This is a FREE event and lunch will be provided.

Download the flyer for more details.

Food Justice Film screening

October 15, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The Garden Station in downtown Dayton are promoting upcoming Food Justice Film screening at the Dayton International Peace Museum on October 15 at 7:00 pm.

Land & Freedom: Talking Food Systems
Visiting local gardens, farmers markets, and other fresh food projects in San Diego's diverse urban neighborhoods, Land & Freedom speaks with residents that are taking advantage of the city's reformed urban agriculture ordinances. Residents are finding alternatives to a food system that has historically distressed low income communities. Residents are eating healthier with produce they've grown themselves, using community gardens like they would use parks, and displaying respect for the neighborhoods they live in. Still, many people continue to struggle with the lack of affordable fresh produce readily available within neighborhoods and other resources to improve their lives.

About filmmaker:
Brian Myers, a video producer with the Media Arts Center San Diego, works with under-served communities to document the voice of local community members for the Speak City Heights multimedia collaborative. As a media justice activist he works on a variety of independent media projects for community groups, such as May Day Workers Film Festival, and other organizations focused on social justice. 

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