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20th June 2012
Conference/Symposium
   
 

The UMass Permaculture Your Campus Conference
June 20-22, 2012

Registration starts at 12:00pm June 20th

UMass Amherst has had great success with their Permaculture Initiative, getting students and staff to collaborate and growing food on campus by students, and for the students in the dining commons. UMass Permaculture wants to teach universities all over the nation how to grow food sustainably on their campus' and how to start their own permaculture initiative by hosting a conference.  Permaculture Your Campus is a working-conference that focuses on permaculture as a multifunctional strategy for campus sustainability. It takes place June 20-22, 2012 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Five college scholarships are available. Permaculture is truly a win-win-win concept that is adaptable to any campus setting. Register today and learn more about this rapidly growing movement. We look forward to seeing you in June. For more information, or to register, visit our website: www.UMassPermacultureConference.com. Or, contact us at Conference@UMassPermaculture.com. Watch a brief video about the Permaculture Your Campus Conference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0EybKrViV8

Visit event website for more information on registration and event at www.umasspermacultureconference.com

Handicapped accessible.

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Frances Moore Lappe Kicks off UMass Permaculture Conference
Renowned author of Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappé will be at UMass Amherst for an unforgettable event on June 20th. She will be kicking off The Permaculture Your Campus Conference with a talk about her new book EcoMind, "changing the way we think, to create the world we want."  Please RSVP to reserve your seat for this event. Seats are limited! This event is open to the public with suggested donations of $5-20 at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. All donations will go towards scholarships for the conference. For more information about growing food sustainably on your campus & registering for The Permaculture Your Campus Conference please visit www.umasspermacultureconference.com For more information about The UMass Permaculture Initiative please visit www.umasspermaculture.com

Ticket information: Reserve Seats at : http://anyvite.com/events/home/hnfrlhouak

Handicapped accessible.

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Exhibitions
   
 

The Cat Lover Speaks
"The Cat Lover Speaks" is an exhibition, curated by Sally Fisher AC '12, of books and prints featuring felines from the Mortimer Rare Book Room. See historical cats, cats in costume, cute cats, cats and rats, and more. For more information: mrbr@smith.edu or 413-585-2906. To check Library hours, see: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/hours

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Theater
   
 

Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker.
Directed by Ellen Kaplan. Winner of the 2010 Obie Award for Best New American Play and nominated for a Drama Desk award, Circle Mirror Transformation is a gently hilarious play about small, life changing moments found in the unlikeliest of places. Season Passes Available! Call the box office: 413-585-3220 or go online at http://www.newcenturytheatre.org.

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