Acadia Sustainability Office


About Us

The Acadia Sustainability Office was created to help advance sustainability initiatives at the university. Working with both university administration and academic departments, the office supports sustainability initiatives accross campus and in the community. Activities of the Acadia Sustainability Office are focused in several areas including student education and engagement, campus operations, community outreach and provincial partnerships.

Sustainability News

Federal and provincial funding to help green Acadia campus

Funding from the Federal and Provincial governments announced recently will be used to renovate and upgrade Huggins Science Hall and Elliott Hall, two older buildings that are part of Acadia University’s Science Complex. The upgrades will promote intensified research and commercialization activities at the Science Complex, while also improving the buildings’ energy use and efficiency.

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Acadia Farm receives grant from Town of Wolfville

The Acadia Community Farm received a $1000 grant from the Town of Wolfville’s Community Partnership Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to non-profit organizations or registered charities that operate facilities and organize programs used by residents of the Town. 

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Instructor Liesel Carlsson demonstrates lasagna gardening

Register now for spring community food systems course

Registration is now open for the spring course in Sustainable Food Systems and Community Development. The course runs from May 24th to June 10th from 9am-12pm Monday to Friday. This hands on course offered in partnership with the Acadia Community Farm will explore food security, community food systems and other topics as they relate to broader community development themes.  Visit Open Acadia for more information and to register.

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