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    Sustainable Homes Tour

    November 27, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    The Sustainability House is hosting a Sustainable Homes Tour of three homes in the Decorah area on Saturday December 1st from 11:30am to 4:30pm.  The maximum number of people that can come is 22; spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please sign up by Friday November 30th at 10am.  Contact Maddie Ford ( with questions.


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    Baker Village Solar Array Now Live!

    November 7, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    The new Baker Village Solar Array Data is now live!  Click here to view!  Read more...

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    Where can I recycle?

    November 1, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Are you curious where to recycle used ink cartridges, packing peanuts, or other irregular items? There is a web page for that!  Read more...

  • Healthy Farms, Healthy People State Meeting

    October 31, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    The 2012 Healthy Farms, Healthy People State Meeting is happening on November 16th at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Conference Center in Marshalltown, Iowa. Register here!  Read more...

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    Luther to purchase 50% post-consumer paper

    October 31, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Luther College Document Center, Book Shop and all offices and departments now must purchase and use 50% post-consumer paper when using white, 8.5 x 11 inch, 20# copier paper.  Read more...

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    Bristol Bay: A Lecture by Barton Seaver

    October 29, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    The salmon of Bristol Bay, Alaska, a vital resource for the people of the area and around the world, are under threat from the Pebble Mine Company.  Join author and chef Barton Seaver on Sunday, Nov. 4th at 7:30pm and hear about this crucial natural resource, its place in the global ecosystem, and opportunities to help preserve the Bay with our forks.   Read more...

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    Luther's Solar Array Draws State and National Praise

    October 29, 2012 at 9:58 am

    Recently, the Governor of Iowa and the U.S. Secretary of Energy wrote letters to President Torgeson praising Luther's new solar array and Luther's other sustainability efforts.   Read more...

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    Solar Dedication

    October 26, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    Show your support for clean, renewable energy!  On Saturday, October 27 at noon, Luther will dedicate the Baker Village Solar Energy Production Facility. The brief ceremony will be held at the site on Pole Line Road (rain location: Baker Commons).  Read more...

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    'Food, Fish and the Future': Luther to host lecture by Chef Barton Seaver Nov. 4

    October 25, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Oct. 24, 2012

    Barton Seaver, chef and author, presents "Food, Fish and Future," a lecture on sustainable seafood and issues in Bristol Bay at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin building on the Luther College campus.  Read more...

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    Squash Giveaway

    October 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Are your taste buds craving a savory seasonal treat? Stop by the Union on Thursday, October 25th 9am-noon for Luther Gardens' Squash Giveaway event! 

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    Upcoming Oneota Co-op Cooking Classes

    October 22, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    Interested in learning some cooking tips from the Co-op?  The Oneota Co-op has some cooking classes coming up about everything from roasted vegetables, squash, and a gluten-free tour of the Co-op.    Read more...

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    Futurist Chris Martenson to lecture at Luther Oct. 22 and 23

    October 18, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Oct. 22, 2012

    UPDATED: Luther College will host financial observer and futurist Chris Martenson Oct. 22-23. Martenson argues that the connections between the economy, energy and the environment are propelling us toward a future that will change the life of everyone on the planet. He will lecture twice on the Luther campus during his stay.  Read more...