Innovation Food Forest News

February 2018

New signs have been added to the Innovation Food Forest that will help direct visitors to the compost pile. Now you can contribute your own biodegradable waste to the compost piles on campus! Make your everyday life more sustainable by composting your waste without having to maintain your own compost bin or pile. Read the signs within the garden to find your way to the compost and learn how to get started. Also watch the video to learn the details.

How to Compost On-Campus Video:

November 2017

One of our interns created a video about the Innovation Food Forest. Check it out.

Introduction to the Innovation Food Forest Video:

March 2014

Popular Permaculture Design Course Is One-of-a-Kind Offering
George Mason University’s University Sustainability representatives are ready to get their hands dirty, and so are more than 30 conscientious gardeners from five states at the university’s week-long permaculture design course during spring break, from March 8‒15. It is the only course of its kind in the Washington area. Read the full article here.

February 2014

IFF Featured in CLCE Blog Post
Mimi Fuerst, a regular student volunteer for the IFF since Fall 2013, has written about her experience planting cover crops and posted about it on the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement blog. Read about her experience here.

December 2013

IFF Article in Student Newspaper “Fourth Estate”
Look for it on page 11 of the publication.

May 2013

IFF Article Highlighted on Mason Home Pagem

An Innovative Garden Brings Food for Thought to a Mason Field

By Buzz McClain