Sustainability Café on November 18 will look at community solar projects


Contributed by Marian Brown

The Sustainability Café on Monday, November 18 will feature Mark Witmer presenting Community Solar: A People-powered Revolution.” The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Fall 2013 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of “Citizens + Community = Healthy Environment.” 

Mark Witmer, a resident of the Town of Caroline, is an ornithologist and teaches biology at Wells College in Aurora. He is currently Project Manager for Solarize Tompkins SE (Southeast), a grassroots campaign to bring solar to his community. 

“Teachable edibles” – local, organic and/or seasonal snacks – for the Fall 2013 Sustainability Café series are being sponsored by Ithaca College Dining Services whose motto is “Sustainability – Healthy – Fresh.” Please bring your reusable mug and fill up at the nearest drinking fountain or provide your own beverage of choice.

This event is free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Marian Brown at 607-274-3787 or We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Drink in a new way to think in the Sustainability Café.