Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fraser Street Farmers' Market – Update

Information about the Fraser Centre development project status, gathered Jan. 19, 2011, during interviews with Borough and Downtown State College Improvement District officials. [Background posts here, here and here]. HISTORY Project timeline begins in 2002, with the Borough’s Strategic Plan, which … Continue reading

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PSU Power Plant Shift to Natural Gas

Erik Foley, of the OPP Campus Sustainability Office, sent in this link, to a Frequently Asked Questions page about Penn State’s recent decision to convert the coal-fired campus power plant to natural gas.

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Tend & Sustain It Forever Programs

Spring Schedule of Tend and Sustain it Forever programs offered by the PSU Department of Jewish Studies: “Jewish Farmers For Justice: Using Ancient Traditions to Address Contemporary Challenges” by Jakir Manela, Director, Kayam Farm at the Pearlstone Center Sunday, January 23rd, 3:30pm – … Continue reading

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Organic Grain Marketing Workshop

(It’s not right in Centre County, but pretty close). Central Susquehanna Valley Organic Crop Growers Network Organic Grain Marketing Workshop When: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: Columbia County Ag Center, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, PA … Continue reading

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Youth Action at PASA

Thurs., Feb. 3 at Penn Stater Conference Center Youth Action: Creating a Sustainable World FEATURED SPEAKER: PATRICIA CEGLIA During the Youth Action track, high school students will be joined by permaculture designer, architect, and organic gardner Patricia Ceglia. She’ll show them … Continue reading

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Sierra Club Moshannon Group – Winter Party

Sierra Club Moshannon Group Winter Party & Potluck Saturday, January 22, 5:00 p.m. at the Friends Meeting House, 611 Prospect Ave., State College (Dinner at 6:00 p.m.) Sierra Club members and non-members are welcome! Pot luck dinner – bring a … Continue reading

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$4 – $5 Gas: How Will We Cope?

Transition Town State College News: You are invited to a Transition Town meeting at Schlow Library – “$4-$5 a gallon gas – How will we cope?” at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25th 2011, at Schlow Library, State College Pa in the large … Continue reading

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