Students interested in green living knew sociology professor sal johnston would be a key ally to lead the charge on campus. Working together, students and faculty aim to transform Wanberg residence halls into a ‘’learning laboratory and social experiment’’ for sustainability. Residents there live the ideals they learn in class – monitoring energy and water usage and tending the organic vegetable garden out front. This garden is known as the Sustainable Urban Farm (SUrF) Lab and prompted the start of the Urban Agricultural Club. And now, Wanberg Hall has a new nickname...”Greenberg.’’
Watch a video about Whittier's latest crop of "campus farmers."
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