Green Ephs

Earth Week is Coming!

Get ready for a week full of eco-events: (view the full poster here:

Saturday, April 18

DIVEST Walk of Support : 12:00 p.m. | meet at Class of 1966 Environmental Center| organized by DIVEST Williams

Monday, April 20 

 Plant your own pot! 11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Paresky steps | offered by WEC and Williams Sustainable Growers

• Alumni Working for Climate Solutions: panel discussion. Dodd Dining Hall | 7:30 p.m. | Refreshments served Sponsors: Center for Environmental Studies, WEC, & DIVEST Williams

—Daniel Shearer ‘04, Member-Owner at Tamarack Media Cooperative Organizer of alumni supporting fossil fuel divestment —Nick Hiza ’02, Chief Development Offcer, Orion Renewable Energy Group

—Sophie Robinson ’11, Executive Producer, PF Pictures

Tuesday, April 21

• Bike repair and Norwegian heart waffles 11:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Paresky steps | offered by Purple Bike Coalition

Screening of Uranium Drive-In 7:30 p.m. | Paresky 220 | offered by WEC


Wednesday, April 22

• Freight Farms: Grow Food Anywhere!—Brad McNamara, co-founder/CEO & Pat Joyce, Freight Farms| 7:30 p.m. | Griffn Hall, Room 3 | Sponsors: The Center for Environmental Studies, Real Food Williams, and Williams Sustainable Growers

• Stressbusters clothing swap! 8:00 p.m. | Goodrich Hall | offered by WEC

Thursday, April 23

• The Life of Cheese: Negotiating the Values of an Unfnished Commodity —Heather Paxson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | 7:00 p.m. tasting of local artisan cheeses; 7:30 p.m. lecture | Griffn Hall, Room 6 | Sponsors: The Center for Environmental Studies, Class of 1960 Scholars Program in Environmental Studies, The Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program, and The Department of Sociology & Anthropology

• Stone Hill Campout 9:30 p.m. | Meet in the Paresky Equipment Room | Enjoy a campfre for the evening or spend the night. offered by WEC


Friday, April 24

 • Hike and picnic at Wirebridge Farm 4:30 p.m. | Van from Chapin steps to Hopkins Forest offered by Williams Sustainable Growers and Real Food Williams


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