Contact Craig Silverman, Lead Student Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org to engage with Essex Place or Meadowview, Monday-Thursday at 4 p.m.
Located on approximately 4.5 acres near South Campus, the student-powered Bucknell University Farm provides an interdisciplinary space for academic research, while promoting regenerative agriculture, supporting sustainability efforts, enhancing campus life and wellness and fostering civic engagement opportunities for both Bucknell and the general community. Organic produce grown at the farm will be served in Bucknell Dining facilities and is offered to the B-Eats campus food pantry.
Established in Spring 2018, the Farm builds on the success of the Lewisburg Community Garden, an award-winning collaboration between Bucknell and the Lewisburg Borough that addresses food insecurity by growing organic produce for local hot meal programs and by offering growing space for community members.
Community Harvest is a weekly hot meal program offering food and fellowship to the people of Milton and surrounding communities. We prepare and serve nutritious food to approximately 100 individuals, with much of the food grown locally at the Lewisburg Community Garden. All are welcome to attend regardless of age, income or religious affiliation. Donations are gladly accepted to help us cover the cost of food. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to help.
Meals are served from 5 to 6 p.m. most Mondays at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 102 Lower Market St., Milton.
The Lewisburg Community Garden offers plots for individuals and groups interested in testing out their green thumb. The garden, which is a joint project between Bucknell University and the Borough of Lewisburg, is located at the intersection of North Water Street and St. Anthony Street. Community rental plots are available to cultivate organic produce for donation to local food access programs and provide educational opportunities. In 2017, approximately 3,800 pounds of produce was harvested for hot meal programs and food banks.
This program provides holiday gifts for local community members in need. To give back, just pick a snowflake gift request from the tree, purchase your gift and leave it under the tree. The Giving Tree will be up in Bertrand Library lobby, just outside of the Civic Engagement office on Friday, Nov. 1. Gifts are due by Wednesday, Dec. 4.
This program is open to the public.
Students, faculty and staff donate baskets with traditional Thanksgiving foods to local families in need. Volunteers can either provide their own basket or bring a monetary donation to the Office of Civic Engagement. Smaller donations of canned goods are welcome, as well. Donations are due by Tuesday, Nov. 19.
This program is open to the public.
Each basket should include a minimum of:
Gift Certificate for Turkey ($20-$25)
Stuffing (2 boxes)
Potatoes (2 boxes)
Cranberry Sauce (2 cans)
Canned Vegetables (2 cans)
Gravy (1 jar/can)
A sturdy basket or bag to carry all the items!
Enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread served in a hand-crafted ceramic bowl for a donation of $10. Proceeds help support the Community Harvest hot meal program in Milton, an initiative that serves 80-120 people every Monday evening. Guests get to take home an "empty bowl" of their choice to remind them that there are many individuals in our society struggling with hunger.
The 2020 event will take place on March 5 with two meal times, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 - 7:30 p.m. with seating in Walls Lounge and the Center Room. Bowls and soup will be in the 241 rooms. Tickets are $10 and go on sale through the Box Office beginning on Feb. 17. Tickets can be purchased at the event with cash, check or BU ID.
Empty bowls is a collaboration of the Office of Civic Engagement, 7th Street Studio and MakerSpace, International Student Services, Women’s Resource Center and Parkhurst Dining Services. As with previous years, we are bringing awareness to not only hunger but also how it disproportionately affects women.
Please register by the early registration deadline, Jan. 16, to secure your Plunge winter hat. After that date, hats are available as supplies last.
All hats are mailed to the address supplied during the registration process.
The Lewisburg Downtown Partnership relies on the guidance of local emergency and rescue squads to determine river safety. In the event of unusually high water or swift currents, the LDP will cancel the Plunge rather than risk participant safety. Cancellation Policy: Any participant who has prepaid the registration fee prior to cancellation of the event will be issued a registration voucher for next year's event. No refunds will be issued. Questions regarding this policy, please contact the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.
For questions regarding event pre-registration, please contact Lynn at email@example.com or 570-577-1292