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June 1, 2010 | Eric Benson  |  Share

 In the fall of 2009, Eric Benson's senior studio class at the University of Illinois embarked on a service learning project to brand and give life to the Sustainable Student Farm that is 100% funded by student fees. The farm is designed to eventually be self-sustaining providing fruits and vegetables to one of the largest university cafeterias in the United States: Ikenberry Commons

After months of hard work, even after the class had ended, the students launched the farm's website:  thefarm.illinois.edu. Here's hoping that more student-initiated sustainability projects follow!

 

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The Re-nourish Blog is a showcase of our work and research, and serves as a place to explore what's going on in the world of sustainable design. Here, you'll see what we're working on in our studio, and learn about what other sustainable designers are doing.

 

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