By Jayna Milan | Feb 12, 2018

This week's sustainability event highlights at UW include a Climate Policy panel discussion, a talk on food systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, and a chance to volunteer at the UW Farm! If you haven't already, check out our full sustainabilty events calendar, which lists tons of lectures, student organization meetings, volunteer opportunities and more events all across the UW. We've listed a few of the top options this week below, and you can always check out our calendar for a comprehensive listing of events.

Climate Policy: How do we move forward together?

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7 – 9 p.m.
Kane Hall 120

Passionate about policy creation and its interconnected and complex impacts on local communities? Hoping to learn about climate policy initiatives and proposals in Washington State? The UW Union of Academic Student Employees and Green Evans, a graduate environmental policy group at the Evans School, are hosting a panel of experts in various fields to tackle these important questions. Join to delve more into this discussion and learn what Washington state can do to engender local and national change. RSVP on the Facebook event, where you can also learn more about the panel speakers.

UW Farm Volunteer Hours

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
UW Farm Mercer Court

The UW Farm has started their regular volunteer hours after a brief winter hiatus. For the rest of the quarter, the Farm has open volunteer hours on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at their various locations. Everyone is welcome to join and volunteer, but they ask you to sign up as a volunteer before your first volunteer stint. You can also email for more information.

Improving the Impact of Food Systems on Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa And Asia

Thursday, Feb. 15, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m
Kane Hall, room 110

Shelly Sundberg, the Senior Program Officer and Food Systems Initiative Lead at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will joining the Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series to discuss how we can improve food systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.