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Movie Screening- Seed: The Untold Story

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Movie Screening: Seed: The Untold Story, 6-8 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union Grotto

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Spring Greenfest 2017

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

UNC Asheville’s Spring Greenfest 2017 begins March 25 and will feature a walking tour of a wildfire site, workshops on rain gardens, on electric vehicles, and on mushrooms as medicine, in addition to many more events celebrating spring planting and sustainability.

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Off-Campus Service Day

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Off-Campus Service Day, 9:30 a.m.-noon
Community residents are invited to join with students, faculty and staff take part in a river cleanup and invasive species removal, presented in partnership with RiverLink. Online pre-registration required at https://sustainability.unca.edu/spring-greenfest-2017

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Electric Car Show

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Electric Car Show, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., University Heights in front of UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union
Members of the Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle Club will display and share information about the plug-in cars they use for pleasure and commuting without need for gasoline. With a new generation of EVs expected from three car makers next year, this Electric Car Show provides a way to learn more about what’s coming down the road.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Meet Your Farmer Lunch

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Meet Your Farmer Lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Brown Hall
Area farmers will be on hand to discuss their work and their produce which will be featured in this all-you-care-to-eat buffet lunch for $8.28 per person plus tax.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Campus Service Day

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Campus Service Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Community residents are invited to join with students, faculty and staff to plant milkweed, manage invasive species, redecorate the Bee Hotel and perform other tasks. Free Greenfest t-shirts will be given to all participants. Work will be ongoing all day and online pre-registration is required with hour-long shifts available.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Laura Sexton - Mushrooms as Medicine

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Mushrooms as Medicine: A Closer Look at the Healing Powers of Fungi in People and Environment, 6-7:30 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union rooms 221-222
Laura Sexton, registered dietitian with Chartwells, UNC Asheville Dining Services, will discuss edible mushroom species from the region and how they can serve as sustainable food and medicine sources for humans, animals and forests.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Recycling Facility Tour

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Recycling Facility Tour, 10-11:15 a.m., Transportation details available with registration

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Greenfest Activities March 27

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Monday, March 27
Seed Giveaway, 7:45 a.m.-1 a.m., UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library 
Beginning on Monday and continuing during regular library hours throughout the remainder of the week while supplies last, free packets of different flower, herbs and vegetable seeds will be available.

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After the Wildfires Panel Presentation

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

After the Wildfires - Panel Presentation, 6-7:30 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union rooms 221-222
UNC Asheville Professor of Biology Jonathon Horton will lead a panel discussion about the wildfires in the fall of 2016 and what they mean for area forests and communities.

This event is part of UNC Asheville Spring Greenfest 2017.

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