|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 21, 2013|
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden
|0.25 / 0.25||
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
A brief description of the garden:
Growing vegetables and herbs in the middle of an urban campus is one way that IUPUI is trying to offset its environmental impact. The IUPUI Urban Gardens, created in 2010, produce sustainable and local agriculture using “green” gardening techniques like composting and organic pest control.
With two locations, (on the west side of the Science Building and across from the Center for Young Children), the gardens yield enough homegrown goodness to provide fresh organic produce and herbs to Indianapolis food pantries. A partnership also exists with Chartwells to offer the produce in the Campus Center Food Court.
All members of the IUPUI campus community are welcome to garden.
The website URL where information about the garden is available:
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