Friday: Community gardens, ‘Blackout’ concert

Ohio State’s 2019 Time for Change Week continues on Friday, April 5, with:

  • A presentation on community gardens, including how to run them and how they can improve a neighborhood’s food security, by members of the student group Nourish International, 11 a.m. to noon. Find out more.
  • Buckeye Blackout Concert, 6–9 p.m. “Lights out, get loud!” the event listing says. “Join us for a night of student and local bands, friends, and sustainable giveaways, all against the backdrop of Mirror Lake.”

Glean further details.

Thursday: Precious Plastic, B Corps, more

Here’s what’s scheduled for Thursday, April 4, during Ohio State’s Time for Change Week:

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Tuesday: Women in sustainability, more

Here’s what’s in store on Tuesday, April 2, during Ohio State’s Time for Change Week in Columbus:

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Time for Change Week coming

Ohio State’s 2019 Time for Change Week, featuring a busy lineup of 20 sustainability-related talks and activities, runs next week, April 1–7, on the Columbus campus. First up, on Monday, April 1, is a Sustainability Fair in the Ohio Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (displays, demonstrations, giveaways, etc.) and an Environmental Justice Dinner and Dialogue from 5:30–7 p.m. in The Blackwell. You need to RSVP for the latter.

Find the week’s schedule and other details.

‘Women across the globe are leading the way’

Nicole Jackson, Frances Beinecke, and Heather Taylor-Miesle preview 2019’s Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) Signature Event, “Women in Conservation,” in the video above. The free public event is set for April 8 in Columbus.

Jackson is EPN’s program coordinator. Beinecke is a former president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, a 2007 winner of the Rachel Carson Award, and one of the event’s featured speakers. Taylor-Miesle is executive director of the Ohio Environmental Council and will serve as the event’s facilitator.

Find details about attending.