We will be looking forward to the Summer Envirolution event, to discussing how to present the projects and who we would like to include.
The first Steering Group met on 15th March. There was Envirolution, MYVP, City Camp, Manchester Beacon, MMU – Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Business Link
Question: What can Envirolution do?
– Share core costs
– Share good practice
– Show holistic picture
– Highlight synergy
– Create Atmosphere for projects to be presented
Question: What are your plans for the next six months?
Envirolution: July – Summer Envirolution; October – Autumn Envirolution
MYVP: Concentrating on commercial selling i.e. College and schools; Surviving funding limitations; Eco Challenge Xtra – National volunteering scheme for 16yos
City Camp: April – Hack Days (MDDA), How to Contribute (Universities), City Debate (Future Everything); 16 17 September – Unconference – Themes: Food, Waste, Smart Cities
Manchester Beacon: Linking academics with public engagement opportunities (clear outcomes needed) – Potential for:knowledge exchange,access to funding,research,case studies
MMU – Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition: Looking into sustainable food at MMU – Considering: Costs,From multinationals to small business
Business Link: working with 6 – 8 Social Enterprises. Personally interested in Vertical Farmng and Sustainable Growing