Several sessions during the day will focus on creative modes of understanding earthkeeping such as storytelling, art, and ritual, including a display of the environmental art creations of Shelly Casto’s Columbus-area high school students at the Wexner Center. Ohio native Luke Sulfridge will introduce OHSUN, a solar cooperative program facilitating residential solar installations in Ohio; SENR EEDS graduate Rebecca Mellino will present environmental stewardship resources of Columbus Public Health’s faith community climate change program; and OSU’s Michelle Kaiser and SENR graduate Nick Stanich will facilitate an afternoon workshop on addressing food deserts featuring the sustainable urban food production programs at Franklinton Gardens. More information, schedule, and registration details for the Summit can be found here.
Source: Gregory E. Hitzhusen, MDiv, PhD Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Religion, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University. To learn more about Dr. Hitzhusen's work, visit his : http://u.osu.edu/religionandenvironment/