Green House

Fermentation and Fire!


Join us at the Greenhouse to learn about the magic of fermentation
and friction-fire making. This dual workshop will combine forces of heat
with efficiency of bacteria.

We will learn about materials for
fire and ingredients for yogurt. No prior experience necessary. Bring
your patience to learn and confidence to share what you know!

 Yogurt and bow-drill! What a bizarre, but enticing combination. See you there. 

SLU Rideboard posted in Greenhouse


The Greenhouse is proud to open the 2010 SLU Ride Board. The Ride Board is available to students looking for a ride and to those offering a ride. The Board may be accessed from 6-7 PM Monday-Thursday at the Greenhouse (70 Park St.) and other times upon request.

You may provide your destination, name, phone number, date & time to leave/return.

If you are looking for a ride home for break or you have an extra seat in your car and wouldn't mind extra company, come over and sign up. Use it on weekends too. Traveling with others is cheap, safe, and fun. You can meet new people and save on gas.


Greenhouse Ride Board

70 Park St.

Monday-Thursday 6PM 

Sign up to share a ride!

Bicycle Workshop


Wander on over to the Greenhouse on Wednesday night at 7:00 for a good old fashioned bicycle maintenance workshop. If you have a bicycle and it is in need of some love it can find some on Wednesday. And soon you too will learn how to administer that love.

So come learn about Bicycology and have some fun with fixing!

-Alexander Duane

"Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race."
- H.G. Wells

Trashy SLU

On October 8th, I-House, in collaboration with the Green House as well as EAO and The Weave, will be presenting Trashy SLU. This is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the amount of trash produced daily by people. Throughout the day we will be doing the following:

Collect Your Trash! - SLU students and employees will be invited to keep track of how much trash they produce in a day by simply just collecting their trash in a bag that they carry around through the course of the day. Everyone who participates in this would be given a bag and a small card. One side of the card is an explanation of what they are doing and they could decorate the other side of the card by writing their name etc to make it more personal. People could stick this card on the bag or carry it with them.

SLU Recycling Center Tours - Are you curious of where the stuff that you put in the recycle bin in your room ends up? Members of the Green House will be taking students on a tour of SLU Recycling Center. They could sign up for this at the table, or just show up at the day of the event.
Tours will be given October 8th at 1pm and 2pm and will be leaving from the front of the Student Center.

Have a Chat With Louise Gava About Trashy SLU
- Louise Gava will be giving a workshop about trash at SLU at 4 pm in front of the student center. (Rain Location - I-House Lounge (Sykes 2600s)) Spirited students who collected trash, will bring their bag with them so that others can take a look at the kinds of trash produced in a typical day, and how they could effectively manage and reduce their personal trash.

I-House, Green House, EAO and The Weave all appreciate your interest and involvement this Friday, October 8th and hope that you will all spread the word and raise awareness of how much waste a single individual can produce in one day!

Fall Festival '10

Come enjoy an afternoon of activities celebrating autumn in the North Country. Three great events, Oktoberfest, Pumpkin Palooza and Monster Mash, have all come together to provide you a myriad of activities for all ages. Please check out the listing of events below!

All the events will be held outside in front of the Sullivan Student Center beginning at 1:00 p.m. In the case of bad weather the majority of the activities below will be moved inside the Sullivan Student Center with the Theme Dinner to be hosted inside Dana Dining Hall.

1:00-4:00 p.m. CHAINSAW CARVING DEMONSTRATION- sponsored by Oktoberfest
Watch as Terry McKendree demonstrates the art of chainsaw carving

1:00-4:00 p.m. LOCAL FARMERS EXHIBITION- sponsored by Oktoberfest
Chat with North Country farmers and see some of the food they grow

1:00-4:00 p.m. APPLE CIDER PRESSING- sponsored by Oktoberfest
Try your hand at pressing your own cider

1:00-4:00 p.m. CROSSCUT SAWING- sponsored by Oktoberfest
Grab a partner and try to cut logs using a traditional crosscut saw

2:00-5:00pm WAGON RIDES - sponsored by Oktoberfest
Take a ride around campus in a horse drawn hay wagon

4:00-6:00pm PUMPKIN PALOZZA - sponsored by the Class Councils
FREE Pumpkin Panting for the entire SLU Community, brought to you by the Class of 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Class Councils. Fun for all ages! Come paint and take home a pumpkin to decorate and spread Halloween spirit, while enjoying some light refreshments.

4:00-6:00pm MONSTER MASH - sponsored by the Panhellenic Council
Kids and people of all ages can come and get the perfect Halloween mask painted on their face at the face painting station. Others can race against the time to dress the best mummy or take part in the relay to get their Halloween character across the finish line first. Costumes are highly encouraged!

4:00-6:00pm LIVE BAND "CULLENS CROSS" - sponsored by Oktoberfest
Listen to the sounds of Cullens Cross, Northern NY's original Irish rock band

4:00-6:00pm BEER GARDEN - sponsored by Oktoberfest
Come enjoy a glass of beer or wine out on the lawn. Beer-$4 Wine-$5

4:00-7:30 OKTOBERFEST THEME DINNER - sponsored by Oktoberfest
Dine on local Oktoberfest themed food at a Dana theme dinner. Cash Price- $9.75

Oktoberfest is student led initiative organized by members of the Outing Club, the Greenhouse, the Women's Resource Center and was funded by the SLUSAF contingency fund through Thelmo.

Apple Picking with the Greenhouse

1. Pick your own apples
2. Support Goodwin Farm in Potsdam
3. Analyze Robert Frost's "After Apple Picking" for thematic structures
4. Make new friends

Pick apples with the Greenhouse this Saturday. Look forward to making apple sauce or cider (based on interest and if we can get the cider press) afterward.

Everyone is welcome.
Meet at 12pm at 70 Park Street (Greenhouse)

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