Stockton Center on Successful Aging Presents Free Sustainability Series in Galloway
For Immediate Release
Galloway, N.J. – The Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) will present a free series of workshops for older adults focused on sustainability.
“Sustainability Matters: How You Can Get Involved” is a five-part course which will be led by Jeff Quattrone, founder of the Library Seed Bank and a Stockton alumnus. The Saturday workshops will be held on Stockton University’s Galloway campus in the Campus Center Meeting Room 3, from March 25 through April 22, 2017. The March 25, April 1, April 15 and April 22 classes will be held 1-2 p.m. and the April 8 class will be held 3-4 p.m.
Quattrone has been exploring the world of heirloom gardening, sustainable food and food sovereignty for years. He founded the Library Seed Bank, which establishes seed banks at public libraries and community groups for free and open source access to plant seeds.
The workshop topics are sustainability advocacy, food sovereignty, climate change, recycling and native habitat restoration and preservation. Participants will learn about food canning, seed saving, raising backyard chickens, how to use the Nature’s Notebook mobile app to record climate observations, composting and restoration of habitat to preserve biodiversity of plant and animal life.
To register, call 609-626-3591 or visit www.stockton.edu/scosa, where all SCOSA events and updates are posted.