Partnering with the local community.
Listed below are links to local sustainability, energy, and the environment community partners. Many of these partners have joined the SEE Initiative for events and activities both on campus and in the Dayton community. Please take a moment to investigate the list below and learn more about how you can get involved with organizations off-campus.
Energy Visitor Center
Located at the Dull Farm, the Energy Visitor Center provides information on conserving energy and demonstrates many working alternative renewable energies.
Five Rivers Metro Parks
This area park system is dedicated to protecting Greater Dayton’s natural heritage and to providing outdoor recreation and education experiences that inspire a lasting personal connection with nature.
Grow with Your Neighbor
This Five Rivers Metro Park program helps Montgomery County urban residents develop and maintain community gardens and green projects, transforming vacant lots into productive open spaces.
Call Luci Beachdell at (937) 276-7053
PNC Second Street Market
This marketplace strives to promote sustainable, local food systems in order to shrink the ecological footprint of Montgomery County. Over 40 vendors: local growers, bakers, culinary specialists, and artisans fill the charming historic freight house.
Precious Plant Ministry
Called by our Catholic faith, Precious Planet Ministry seeks to engage the members of St. Francis of Assisi in a dialogue about environmental issues and to encourage parishioners to be thoughtful steward’s of God’s creation. St. Francis of Assisi Church, Centerville.
Smaller Footprint Farm
This farm grows produce, flowers, herbs and chickens for a 45 member CSA and local farmers’ market using natural and sustainable methods. Now accepting applications for summer apprentices.
Call Doug & Kat Christen at (937) 767-9920