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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.82
Liaison Mary-lee Townsend
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2014
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Fanshawe College
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Melanie Doerksen
Faculty
Tourism and Hospitality
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the garden:

A garden has been constructed on campus that will have its first growing season starting in April 2014. The garden will be cultivated and maintained by Culinary Apprentices and 3rd year Culinary Artisans. Crops will be harvested by students and used in on campus teaching labs.


The website URL where information about the garden is available:
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All practices will follow guidelines for organic gardens. Resources used include: Organic Field Crop Handbook by the Canadian Organic Growers, Organic Gardening by Stuart Robertson, and Canadian Organic Growers website www.cog.ca

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