Finance Intern AND Communications Intern | Gardens for Health
Gardens for Health is a growing non-profit organization whose innovative approach is focused on improving childhood health outcomes by integrating agriculture into the clinical treatment of malnutrition. They currently partner with 18 Government Health Centers in Rwanda to provide families with the tools and resources to build a sustainable path out of malnutrition through targeted health and agriculture training. Hiring for TWO positions. Flexible hours. Timeframe: January – June 2017.
Campus Cultivation Conference
RSVP by Feb 15
In 2010, Middlebury College hosted the first Campus Cultivation Conference, bringing together students from liberal arts schools with a garden or farm – or just a dream for one – in the Northeast for a day of networking and sharing. The following year, Wellesley College picked it up, hosting such schools as Babson, Brandeis, Olin College of Engineering, Bennington, Tufts, and of course, Middlebury.
This year, on March 2, 2013, Tufts University student gardeners are planning to keep it going!
We’ll be focusing on issues surrounding cultivation in an urban environment, with workshops on diverse topics including hydroponics, medicinal uses for herbs, and how to garden in cold climates. We will also have a collective problem solving exercise to help students create strategies for issues such as using limited resources and in the face of high membership turnover.
Working schedule includes:
Keynote speaker: Groundwork Somerville
Hydro/aquaponics by Sabrina from Rootdown Hydroponics
Canning/Preserving by TBA
Designing Food Systems Curricula by Jeff Hake (check out his blog
Medicinal Uses for Herbs by Naturopathic Dr. Zartarian
Soil Health by Jeff Hake
Cold Climates by Tufts Biology Professor George EllmoreFor more information, email email@example.com
See you in March!