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Thursday, April 18, 2013

May 2013: Classes, Training, and Community

Join the Kresge Natural Foods Co-op
The Kresge Community Natural Foods Co-op is a non-profit student-run food store located on the south side of Kresge College. It has been a Kresge College tradition for over twenty years, supporting small farmers, the UCSC Farm Project, and the Kresge Organic Garden. While anyone can buy food at the Food Co-op, members receive a discount. The Co-op operates as a collective and a variety of membership options are available. Special pricing is available on bulk orders. Come in for groceries, lunch, snacks, hot coffee, tea, or just to spend time with your friends. Hours: Weekdays 9 AM - 6 PM To contact the Food Co-op, call 426-1506, or attend the bi-weekly meetings every other Sunday at 11 am in the Student Lounge.

Common Ground Center Hosts Speaker Series
The Common Ground Center at Kresge College is a collaboration of students, faculty and staff promoting education for a just and sustainable world. In the month of May they are hosting two world renowned speakers who will discuss the relationships between economy, equity, and the environment. Victor Menotti, Director of the International Forum on Globalization will share his ideas about Alternatives to Economic Globalization on Wednesday May 29th from 7-9 PM and Gar Alperovitz on Thursday May 30th from 7-9 PM, both at Kresge Town Hall. For more info and to RSVP for these events please visit the Common Ground Center Facebook page. You can contact the Center by email here.

TAPS Seeks to Connect with Electric Vehicle (EV) Drivers
Interested in learning more about electric vehicle charging developments planned for UCSC? Want to know of potential electrical shutdowns at Core West? Transportation and Parking Services is wanting to be in better touch with our electric vehicle user community at UCSC – please send an email to to be added to the list of current electric vehicle users. Learn more about UCSC's current EV accomodations on the TAPS website.

Early Bird Registration Now Open Until June 7 for AASHE Conference
Join higher education sustainability leaders in Nashville for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2013 Conference & Expo, taking place October 6-9 at the Music City Center. Early bird registration ends June 7. Visit the website to learn more about the conference.

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