Campus Earth Week 2018

Celebrate Campus Earth Week with us from April 9 – 14, 2018!

Earth Week Events & Activities

Monday, April 9:

Campus Earth Week Kick-Off – Keynote Speaking Event

Featuring Paul Hawken
Environmentalist & Executive Director of Project Drawdown

University Auditorium, 6:00 pm  – Doors open at 5:30 pm | Free and Open to the Public


Tuesday, April 10:

Gator Dining presents: Local Food Takeover

Featuring a Plant Forward Menu and a Earth Week Scavenger Hunt!

Fresh Food Company, 5 -7pm


Wednesday, April 11:

Campus Earth Week: Sustainability Showcase

Reitz Union Breezeway, 10 am – 2 pm

Our Sustainability Showcase is co-hosted with Gators Going Green and will feature a tabling expo with campus and community organizations, interactive activities, games, and more! Free and open to all students, staff and faculty.

Sustainable Art Competition

Reitz Union Breezeway, 10 am – 2 pm

Sustainable UF is partnering with #UNLITTER to host a sustainable art competition to be displayed during the Sustainability Showcase on April 11th, from 10am to 2pm. Interested in participating? Read the submission guidelines and complete the form on our webpage.


Thursday, April 12:

UF Health Campus Earth Day, hosted by the UF Health Shands Sustainability Committee
UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium | 7am – 5pm

Celebrate UF Health’s commitment to sustainability at the first annual UF Health Campus Earth Day!


Friday, April 13:

Fresh off the Farm Festival

Field and Fork Student Gardens | 4:30 – 6:30pm

Fresh off the Farm is an on-campus food festival celebrating local food systems, farmers, and all areas of agriculture. It is organized by the University of Florida’s Field and Fork Program, the Culinary Arts Student Union, the Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Club, and Student Government. It will include food and garden related activities, food samples, garden tours, and live music.


Saturday, April 14:

Green & Clean Service Learning Event
Bartram-Carr Woods, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This is a great opportunity for volunteers from throughout UF to join us in removing recycling, trash and invasive plants from conservation areas on campus.