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Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.


Local Foods Month

October is Local Foods Month at Luther! Look for events such as 'The Taste Of Decorah', cooking classes, Seed Savers, Organic Farms Trips, and more! 'The Taste of Decorah' is our first event to be held on Monday October 8th at 8pm. There will be salsa tasting made from local ingredients for free at all the residence halls! Come sample some salsa and learn about local foods from your resident Sustainability Representative!

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Oneota Co-op

Co-op Tour

Want to know more about the Co-op?   Join us for a tour of the Co-op this Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, at 6:45pm!

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Farmer's Market

Community Market Walks

Join the walk from campus to the Decorah Farmer's Market. Bring your friends and make some along the way!

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Water Street

Green Business Council Internship Opportunity

Are you interested in helping businesses to become more sustainable?  Are you searching for a meaningful off-campus internship experience with the opportunity to make a difference?  If so, look no further. The Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce Green Business Council seeks a student intern to assist in the research, education, development and coordination of green business initiatives.  Student will receive a stipend and will be expected to work between 5-10 hours a week on a variety of tasks.

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Canned goods

Free Home Preservation Class

A Food Preservation 101 class will be offered at the Country Inn and Suites in Decorah on Wednesday 25. It's a fabulous way to learn to process excess garden produce including safe canning, freezing, and dehydrating methods.

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Luther College solar energy field nears completion.

U.S. Energy Department launches "Clean Energy in Our Community" video series

July 18, 2012

Today, the U.S. Energy Department launched the "Clean Energy in Our Community" video series, which will feature small communities throughout the country that are striving to become more sustainable, are investing in the green economy, and are bringing the benefits of clean energy to local residents and workers.  The Energy Department kicked off the series with a video from Luther College that highlights how Decorah, Iowa is benefiting from the projects undertaken by the college to reduce their energy consumption and deploy clean, renewable energy projects campus-wide.

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