The Sundial

Volunteers harvest oranges to fight hunger

A female student taking oranges

Elijah Carr

April 30, 2019

Volunteers arrived at the CSUN Orange Grove on Sunday, April 28 to take part in the Spring Orange Pick event hosted by the Institute of Sustainability in partnership with Food Forward, a nonprofit organization that advocates to reduce food waste. Event facilitators gave volunteers tools and helpful tips...

Students view solar eclipse at Orange Grove

Students view solar eclipse at Orange Grove

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 23, 2014 Students were at the obeservatory near the orange grove to witness the solar eclipse.

CSUN Orange Grove provides fruit for those in need

CSUN Orange Grove provides fruit for those in need

Anne Christensen

September 17, 2013

The crowd of 35 volunteers gathered in the shade of CSUN’s historic orange grove in the name of charity. Volunteers from the Institute for Sustainability and Food Forward, a non-profit organization that connects food banks with local produce that would otherwise go to waste, gathered at the grove...

Volunteers harvest fruit for those in need

Champaign Williams

April 22, 2013

The Institute for Sustainability hosted an orange harvesting event at CSUN’s Orange Grove on Sunday. Food Forward, an organization committed to picking, donating and distributing fruit in the local areas, partnered with CSUN to host the event. Max Kanter, Food Forward volunteer manager, said that the ...

CSUN Orange Grove is a good pick

Brian De Los Santos

March 23, 2011

This is not the story of Adam and Eve, but some say that there is forbidden fruit on campus. A myth around CSUN suggests that picking from the orange grove on campus is unlawful. Some have said you can even earn a ticket by doing so, however truth of the matter is there is no policy or law tha...

CSUN community picks oranges to donate to food pantries in the San Fernando Valley

Aimee Lastrella

October 4, 2010

CSUN students and volunteers were in the trees for a good cause. On Sunday, CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability and Food Forward hosted an orange grove–picking event that benefited food pantries in the San Fernando Valley. Marie Boswell, 23, leadership and general projects manager with Foo...

Institute for Sustainability holds orange grove picking, donates oranges to local shelters and pantries

Philo Leung

June 6, 2010

CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability and Food Forward partnered to hold “Big Pick #7,” an event where oranges from Orange Grove were collected and donated to local shelters and pantries. Food Forward’s mission statement is to fight urban hunger, stop food waste and build community. The org...

CSUN Campus Sustainability Day Preview

Yazmin Cruz

October 20, 2009

Whether your a tree-hugger or not, you can't miss the second annual CSUN Campus Sustainability Day that will be held on Wednesday, October 21 from 9 am - 8:30 pm. Throughout the morning, faculty and students will hold presentations in the Whitsett Room,room 451, in Sierra Hall. Helen Cox, di...

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