Sustainability News & Events

Wolfville, NS - Acadia University has been designated a Fair Trade Campus – the first in the Maritimes. The designation, awarded by the Canadian Fair Trade Network, Fairtrade Canada, and the Association Québécoise du commerce équitable recognizes Acadia’s commitment to fair trade purchasing and education on campus.

Join us for the launch of Fair Trade Campus Week and an official announcement.

Acadia is now home to a bee hive installed at the Acadia Community Farm. The project is partnership between the Acadia Beekeeping Club, the Acadia Community Farm and the Department of Biology. "The hive will be used for teaching and research and to help raise awareness about bees and their role in agriculture" said Jodie Noiles, Sustainability Coordinator at Acadia and Director of the Acadia Farm.