STUDENTS FOR ORGANIC SOLUTIONS

We work to bring about environmental change through on-campus food systems. Whether it's working with the college gardens, collaborating with various sustainability groups, or educating other students on the impacts of their food choices, SOS is making a difference on campus. For more information, feel free to contact Sofia at svermeul@ucsc.edu or stop by our weekly SOS m

 

Spring 2017 sOS Campaign Head (Sophia) office Hours 

tuesdays 12:10-1:30pm

at Terry Freitas Cafe (College 9/10)

 
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buying seasonal produce reduces your carbon footprint

WHAT'S IN SEASON?

  • beans
  • beets
  • bell peppers
  • broccoli
  • cabbage
  • carrots
  • cauliflower
  • celery
  • greens (spinach, chard, lettuce, kale, arugula, bok choi)
  • leeks
  • lemons
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • radishe
  • turnips

Don't forget to visit the Farmer's Market for an easy way to buy seasonal, locally-produced, and organic veggies. Located downtown every Wednesday.


current projects sos is working towards:

  • Making healthy food more accessible to students by raising awareness of affordable/free food on and off campus. 
  • A mindfulness towards food waste
  • Increasing the amount of composting done on campus

off-campus resources:

Homeless Garden Project
Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project
Food Not Bombs
Sierra Institute
Sub Rosa Community Space

Farmer's Market!