Events

Iowa City Farmer's Market

September 25, 2021 - 7:30am

The Iowa City Farmers Market is managed by the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department. It is an open-air market held in the Chauncey Swan parking ramp, Chauncey Swan Park, and on E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City from May through October. They strive to serve culturally and economically diverse populations by providing access to fresh, locally produced products.

Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library

Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library

October 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021. The tree talk will begin at 2:00 PM on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. There will be a short break at 2:45 PM for light refreshments. The walking tour of campus trees will begin at 3:00 PM at the Sciences Library. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave. ...

Iowa City Farmer's Market

October 2, 2021 - 7:30am

The Iowa City Farmers Market is managed by the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department. It is an open-air market held in the Chauncey Swan parking ramp, Chauncey Swan Park, and on E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City from May through October. They strive to serve culturally and economically diverse populations by providing access to fresh, locally produced products.

Plastic Waste:  Impacts and Ideas

Plastic Waste: Impacts and Ideas

October 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Free talk on plastic waste in Johnson County will be held online Oct. 7...

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    1st
    University in the Big10 to receive
    Fair Trade University designation
    8.16
    million pounds of waste composted,
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    100%
    of UI Cambus fleet is
    powered by clean-diesel technology
    387
    Sustainability Certificates granted
    to UI students and graduates
    $135m
    awarded in funding for sustainability
    research across the UI campus
    $900k
    spent every year by UI Housing and Dining
    to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
    from local farmers and vendors

    Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
    Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!