Humboldt State University

eco-groovy calendar

Fall

250-Mile Potluck
Put on by CCAT and community organizations, this potluck community dinner occurs in September, which is also Local Food Month for City of Arcata. Challenge yourself to bring a dish made with ingredients produced within 250 miles.
http://www.humboldt.edu/ccat/
Car-Free Day
Join Green Wheels on your transit to work or school by using alternative transportation. Participate in bicycle competitions, enjoy the pedestrian walkway art and take advantage of valet bike parking.
http://www.green-wheels.org/
Farmers' Market
Arcata Saturday market is open from April to November; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. Live music starts at 10 a.m. Weekday markets are open June through October.
Tuesdays at Old Town in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursdays at Henderson Center in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at McKinleyville Shopping Center near the totem pole from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
http://www.humfarm.org/
Humboldt State's Sustainable Speaker Series
Features visiting lecturers and professors discussing a variety of sustainability topics. Hosted by the Schatz Energy Research Center and the Environment & Community graduate program.
http://www.schatzlab.org/education/speaker_series.html
Volunteer Fridays at CCAT
Get a free lunch in exchange for labor.
http://www.humboldt.edu/ccat/

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Spring

Alternative Spring Break
The Y.E.S. House coordinates the annual Alternative Spring Break. Attend weekly meetings to learn more about Spring Break service opportunities outside Humboldt County.
http://www.humboldt.edu/yes/
Donation Dash
Last weekend in March
During move out from the Residence Halls a lot of waste can be generated. Help Housing & Dining, the Campus Recycling Program, and Plant Operations divert reusables and recyclables from the waste stream.
http://www.humboldt.edu/wrrap/
Earth Day
Farmers' Market
Arcata Saturday market is open from April to November; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. Live music starts at 10 a.m. Weekday markets are open June through October.
Tuesdays at Old Town in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursdays at Henderson Center in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at McKinleyville Shopping Center near the totem pole from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
http://www.humfarm.org/
Humboldt Sustainability Retreat
The retreat is a small-scale, hands-on, community focused sustainability conference including universities throughout Northern California. Hosted by HSU Power Save Green Campus Program.
http://powersavehsu.com/
March for Parks
HSU interpretation students host a day-long education program for local elementary schools at the Arcata Marsh.
May Day & Compost Festival
This annual event featuring music and workshops is organized by CCAT and the Campus Recycling Program.
http://www.humboldt.edu/ccat/
Sustainable Living Arts and Music Festival (SLAM Fest)
Music, food, workshops, speakers, vendors, educational booths and art. A great way to celebrate Earth Day weekend.
http://www.myspace.com/hsuslamfest
Humboldt State's Sustainable Speaker Series
Features visiting lecturers and professors discussing a variety of sustainability topics. Hosted by the Schatz Energy Research Center and the Environment & Community graduate program.
http://www.schatzlab.org/education/speaker_series.html
Volunteer Fridays at CCAT
Get a free lunch in exchange for labor.
http://www.humboldt.edu/ccat/

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Summer

Farmers' Market
Arcata Saturday market is open from April to November; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. Live music starts at 10 a.m. Weekday markets are open June through October.
Tuesdays at Old Town in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursdays at Henderson Center in Eureka 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at McKinleyville Shopping Center near the totem pole from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
http://www.humfarm.org/
Organic Planet Festival
Eco-grooviness abounds at this end of August celebration of all things organic with educational booths, a gigantic organic salad and music in Halvorson Park in Eureka.
OrganicPlanetFestival.org - (707) 445-5100

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