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Center for Prairie Studies

  1. Call for Student Art Projects, Proposals Due Feb. 14

    Feb 07, 2020
    Center for Prairie Studies is commissioning student artistic projects inspired by and created in conversation with the prairie region and our locality. Proposals are due by Feb. 14, 2020.
  2. Tommy Hexter trimming crops in the Farm House garden

    Growin' Green Since 2018

    Jan 23, 2020
    Across the street from campus at the corner of Park Street and 6th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, sits a 30–by-80-foot plot that’s been tilled and cared for. In the milder months, you’ll see it filled with crops like peppers and radishes, and you’ll see Grinnellians working there.
  3. Silo

    Film Screening of Silo with Producer, Local Farm Safety Experts

    Jan 08, 2020
    Join producer Sam Goldberg and local farm safety experts for a free screening of Silo at Hotel Grinnell Auditorium, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.
  4. grinnell college garden sign

    Locally Grown

    Nov 19, 2019

    As lunch time hits, Grinnellians from all over campus flock to the dining hall to feast and fuel up for the rigor that is sure to come in their afternoon classes. As students and faculty peruse…

  5. Tomato on the vine beginning to ripen

    Local Foods Symposium, Oct. 29–31

    Oct 16, 2019
    What can the College and the community do to create a more robust local food system? Participants in Grinnell’s local foods movement and alumni who work in the areas of sustainability and food systems will address this question in a symposium sponsored by the Center for Prairie Studies.
  6. Dartanyan 'Dart' Brown on stage

    Iowa Music Hall-of-Famer Dartanyan Brown to Perform at Grinnell College

    Apr 19, 2019
    Dartanyan “Dart” Brown, one of the most celebrated musicians in Iowa history, will present a free concert of jazz, electronic/experimental and American roots music.
  7. Marching Coast-to-Coast for Climate Action

    Feb 25, 2019
    Ed Fallon, climate activist and former state legislator from northeast Des Moines, will address the urgent need for action on climate disruption on Monday, March 4, 2019.
  8. Student and Jon Andelson water plants in a raised bed in the garden

    The Grinnell College Garden: Putting Sustainability into Action

    Jan 31, 2019
    Putting Sustainability into Action
  9. LaDonna Redmond in urban neighborhood carrying basket of tomatoes

    Activist Seeking Food Justice to Speak on Nov. 8

    Nov 02, 2018
    LaDonna Redmond, an activist who was inspired to fight for a fairer food system due to limited access to fresh, healthy and organic food in her Chicago community, will give the Scholars’ Convocation Lecture at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center.
  10. Sebastian Braun

    Scholar to Explore ‘Plains Indian Cultures, Politics, Economics, and Oil’

    Oct 24, 2018
    Sebastian Braun, director of American Indian Studies at Iowa State University and a researcher who studies the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota and its impact on native and non-native communities and the environment, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

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