Interview with Educator & Ecological Activist Élan Shapiro

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

Elan Shapiro is an ecological activist and lecturer at Ithaca College for the Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences. He’s helped develop the Ecopsychology, Bioregionalism, and Deep Ecology movements, as well as Sustainable Tompkins and the Neighborhood Mini-Grant programs. Additionally, he’s taught ecological courses  atJFK University, California Institute of Integral Studies, and the College of Holy Names.

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Food Justice: Student Efforts

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

At Ithaca College, some students come together every Friday afternoon to repackage leftover dining hall food to distribute to the disadvantaged in Ithaca. I took a ride with them to experience the process. Click to read more.

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A Student’s Perspective: Q&A with Jill Weidman

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

Jill Weidman is a sophomore environmental science major at Ithaca College.  She works avidly with Ithaca Community Harvest whose goal is to bring organic and locally grown food to students and residents in the Ithaca community. Currently, Ithaca Community Harvest implements a fresh produce snack program in Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

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