Monday, September 22, 2014

People’s Climate March, NYC - 9/21/2014

Saint Peter's University students and faculty joined roughly 400,000 others in New York City, for the People's Climate March--the largest demonstration for climate action in history! 

Students created the Mother Earth puppet at the 
3rd Annual SPU Community Garden Event.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Photos of 3rd Annual Garden Event 9-14

September 4th and 5th, 2014

A Cloudless Thursday 
in the Saint Peter's University Community Garden:


Dr. Alexander Mirescu of the Department of Political Science 
and students discuss the Saint Peter's/United Nations initiative on 
Disaster Risk Reduction:

Dr. Anna Brown, of the Department of Political Science 
and the Social Justice Program:

Father Rocco of Campus Ministry blesses our gardens:

Ice cream, from Milk, Sugar, Love!

Music from the Filthy Rotten System Band:

Puppet making, for the People's Climate March NYC, 9/21/14:

Dr. Mirescu leads Diamond Way Tibetan Buddhist Meditation, 
followed by Yoga with Dr. Wifall.

Kindred, sweet service dog in training, joins us on Friday:

Dr. Redden, of the Department of Chemistry 
and the Environmental Studies Program, 
speaks on Climate Variations:

Quiet time in the Labyrinth:

More Puppet Work!


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Gardent Events: September 4th and 5th!

Peas and Justice:

Preparing for the People’s Climate March


Sponsored by the Social Justice and Honors Programs of 
Saint Peter’s University.


 3rd annual Saint Peter’s University Community garden 


All events located in the Saint Peter’s University Community Garden, 
behind 123-129 Glenwood Avenue

Thursday, September 4
(Rain Date Monday 9/8)
11:00 am: Dr. Alexander Mirescu (Dept of Political Science) and students report on United Nations/SPU Disaster Risk Reduction collaboration

  • Blessing of Social Justice, Honors, and Community Service Gardens
  • Live music by Filthy Rotten System
  • Ice cream sandwiches by Milk Sugar Love

1:00 pm: Puppet and poster making for People's Climate March

2:00 pm: Diamond Way Tibetan Buddhist meditation led by Dr. Mirescu

3:00 pm:
  • Yoga led by Dr. Rachel Wifall (mats provided by RLC)
  • Healthy snacks provided by Bread and Spoon

6:00 pm: Zen Buddhist meditation and tea, led by Morning Star Zendo

Friday, September 5th

11:00 am: Discussion on Climate Variations, with Dr. Patricia Redden (Chemistry)

12:30 pm: Puppet and poster making for climate change

Sunday, September 21st,NYC

Saturday, July 19, 2014

More Green City Spaces and Initiatives

Check out this urban garden, featured in The New York Times!

...and this community garden, in the middle of New York City's Greenwich Village:

Here are some links to other Jersey City garden initiatives:

...There's a lot going on!