Sustainability leads Xavier to Grailville

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Staff Writer~ Xavier students, faculty, staff and alumni visit Grailville farm for annual sustainability tour Xavier students, faculty, staff and alumni drove 20 miles off campus to Loveland, Ohio, for the Grailville Sustainability Tour. Grailville’s farm manager, Mary Lu Lageman, led the tour around the green landscape of the rural site’s sustainability features on Jan. 24. “I got to see an alternative way to reuse water. People talk about being sustainable all the time but never really act on it. Grailville has taken the initiative to try to make this world a better place,” sophomore Patrick Bellman … Continue reading Sustainability leads Xavier to Grailville

Students “Cook and Eat with Xavier Chefs”

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Copy Editor~ The first in a series of five “Cook and Eat with Xavier Chefs” events took place on Sept. 20. The program allows students to help shop for, prepare, cook and share a meal with other students along with a Xavier chef. The Office of Sustainability and the Senior Administrative Fellow for Sustainability offered the program. The program is “aimed at getting students together who are interested in sustainability and food and cooking. (Sustainability Club) hopes the group will be interested by the end of the semester in forming an ecovillage,” professor of history and sustainability … Continue reading Students “Cook and Eat with Xavier Chefs”