Students are keeping it green during Earth Week at The Beach.
For vegan students at Cal State Long Beach, cruelty-free food is slim pickings as being on campus often boils down to either skipping a meal or skipping out on dietary standards completely. In the past few years, veganism, the practice of abstaining from animal products, has become a popular trend.[Read More…]
Forget that can of ravioli, at-risk students who use the Beach Pantry now have access to fresh and organic vegetables — grown right here at Cal State Long Beach. The Grow Beach Organic Garden completed its first harvest of the semester last week as campus farmers who rent these plots[Read More…]
In an attempt to make Cal State Long Beach a more eco-friendly campus, Physical Planning and Facilities Management recently installed the biggest solar panels project in the Cal State University system. Sustainability and Associated Students Inc. are hosting several events throughout October intended to raise environmental awareness, including competitions to[Read More…]
New life waits buried in soil of the Grow Beach community garden in the form of large purple eggplants, bright bell peppers, sweet red strawberries, six alarm spicy peppers and bushels of green onions. The rental period for those who rented a plot in the Grow Beach garden spring semester[Read More…]
The manpower of about 70 volunteers consisting of ASI representatives, Grow Beach! members and plot owners began to build and raise garden plots behind the Isabel Patterson Child Development Center on Sunday. “I have this vision that’s coming into play, and I’ve been working on this for almost two years[Read More…]
Facing a two-year probation period, the Grow Beach! Community Garden is underway this semester. Elizabeth Flores, a senior nutrition and dietetics major and the community chair of the Grow Beach! board said that the probation period will be used to “see how established the community can become with the garden.”[Read More…]