Sustainability at Kenyon takes many forms. Students enjoy exploring nature at the Brown Family Environmental Center and eating local food at Peirce Dining Hall. There are a myriad of opportunities and resources for those wishing to get more involved.
Environmental Campus Organization (ECO) is a student-run organization that focuses on environmental initiatives on campus and works to create an environmentally friendly culture at Kenyon. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
People Endorsing Agrarian Sustainability (PEAS) is a student-run organization that works to further agrarian sustainability by working with the local community. PEAS focuses on the use of locally produced food and getting students involved in regional farms through visiting and volunteering. E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Food Co-Op is a student-run organization that strives to spread awareness about where food comes from and build a community around local food. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Kenyon Farm located on Zion Rd. is a student-run farm with the goal of promoting sustainable agriculture, educating students about farm life, and raising awareness about local foods. From basil to zucchini and goats to chickens, students are welcome to make their way down to the farm to help harvest crops or play with the animals.
The Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) exists to support the educational goals of Kenyon College by providing opportunities for study of organisms and habitats and by conserving the natural diversity and cultural heritage of the Kokosing River valley. The BFEC also aims to benefit the general public of Knox County through environmental education and recreation consistent with its collegiate educational goals. Call (740) 427-5050 or visit http://bfec.kenyon.edu/ for more information.
The Rural Life Center promotes education, scholarship, and public projects about rural life. Through collaboration with the central Ohio community, the Rural Life Center seeks to enhance the quality of rural life. E-mail email@example.com for more information.