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Sustainability Update

Intentional Mindfulness with Alex & Sydney '19

Photo of Alex and Sydney from SCU Mindfulness Club

(Video) Learn about how SCU Mindfulness creates a space for intentional healthy living and happiness.

Less is More: Simplicity and Happiness

Turn stress into sustainability! Check out these tips to pursuing happiness in simplicity and gratitude. 

Check out this year's nominations for the Sustainability Champion Awards and join us in celebrating the winners and all those who have helped to develop a culture of sustainability!

Upcoming Events
May
29
Swap for Good
9:00am, Parlors B&C, Benson Memorial Center
Donate old-to-you (but in good condition) clothing and accessories at this pop-up store and swap it out for something new-to-you! Leftover clothes will be donated to local non-profits including transitional housing shelter for women & children.
May
30
Swap for Good
12:00am, Parlors B&C, Benson Memorial Center
Donate old-to-you (but in good condition) clothing and accessories at this pop-up store and swap it out for something new-to-you! Leftover clothes will be donated to local non-profits including transitional housing shelter for women & children.
Jun
16
Clay Soil Workshop
10:00am - 12:00pm, The Forge Garden

Love Your Santa Clara County Clay! Working with clay soil doesn’t need to be a battle! 

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Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG), our food justice outreach program, has an e-newsletter! Learn more about our work in school gardens and how you can be involved!

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Fresh from the Forge

Recipe from the Garden:
Garden Pesto

  

Close-up photo of Kale at the Friday Farm Stand 

Ingredients

  • 3 to 5 cups of any green or herb (we love kale!)
  • ½ cup nuts: pine, walnut or pumpkin seed
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil

Preparation

  • Blend nuts, cheese, garlic and greens. Once combined slowly add in oil. Adjust ingredients to taste.

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Garden Reminders:

Student volunteer scooping mulch into a wheelbarrow at the Forge Garden

Monthly Tips and Tricks

  • It is swarm season! If you see a bee swarm call the Forge at 408-643-1400. We will come collect it and give it a new home.
  • Check irrigation for leaks and damage before switching on.
  • Mulch around plants to help hold moisture during summer heat.

Spring Quarter Hours

  • Drop-in work hours are Wednesday 1-5:30 p.m. and Fridays 9 - 11:00 a.m. before the Friday Farm Stand.
  • Local farm Spade and Plow drops off CSA (subscription box of produce) every Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m

Be social with us # / @theForgeGarden

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Upcoming Events
May
24
Gallery in the Garden
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Check out this one day pop-up show of student artwork accompanied by live music, free food, and activities!
Jun
16
Clay Soil Workshop
10:00am - 12:00pm, The Forge Garden

Love Your Santa Clara County Clay! Working with clay soil doesn’t need to be a battle! 

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