All are invited to join a Durham Sustainability Fieldtrip –
Sat. afternoon 12:15 – 2:30 on Mar. 16, 2013
(note that a previously planned Orange Co. tour has been cancelled)
The tour is in association with the Sustainability Track, Conference of the Society for North American Anthropology Conference, Duke University –Mar 15-16, but you do not need to register for the conference to go on the tour.
We will be using a biofueled shuttle bus provided by locally-owned Greenway Transit, http://www.greenwayrides.com/ . Fee for tour: $10 The bus will leave from Duke’s East Campus bus stop (middle of quad) at 12:15 prompt. [feel free to bring along a brown bag lunch with you] -- (you can pay on the bus, please bring cash or check)
Durham sustainability tour – leaving at 12:15 pm from E. Campus bus stop, visiting three urban non-profits, where orientation is arranged, returning to same bus stop no later than 2:30pm:
1) Durham Economic Resource Center (DERC), http://www.durhameconomicresourcecenter.org/ which does job training, including managing a discount warehouse/store and a green career track, for unemployed and disadvantaged men and women;
2) SEEDS-NC community garden http://www.seedsnc.org/ which offers cheap-to-free garden plots, trains families in organic gardening and food health issues and runs youth, after school and summer camp programs connecting marginalized communities with local food production;
3) Recyclique, a creative re-use shop and nonprofit urban sustainability education center, http://communecos.org/ that sponsors weekly events on practical enviro-education, alternative economics, skill-share workshops, and other sustainability initiatives (including trainers for DERC and organizing the sustainability track of this conference).
Rather than [or in addition to] RSVP on this site, please email Sandy at [masked] to indicate interest in a seat on the bus! [Limit: 14 seats remaining]