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Author Hodding Carter
Visits MDC North Campus

Everglades Restoration: A Talk
Thursday, November 11, 2004
MJ Taylor Lounge
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

W. Hodding Carter, an epicure of adventure, has spent his life seeking new physical and mental challenges. A native of Greenville, Mississippi, Carter attended Kenyon College and spent two years in Kenya with the Peace Corps. His highly acclaimed pieces for Esquire, M Magazine, Outside, and other national publications have taken him to Burma, to Wales, and into the thick of the Louisiana Oyster Eating Contest (in which he placed second). He is also the author of the book Westward Whoa: In the Wake of Lewis and Clark and A Viking Voyage : In Which an Unlikely Crew of Adventurers Attempts an Epic Journey tothe New World. He currently lives in Maine with his wife and three daughters.


Diane Thiel Visits
3 MDC Campuses

Thursday, November 11, 2004
MDC IntraAmerican 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Room 401
Wolfson Campus 11:30 am - 12: 30 pm
Room 3415

Kendall Campus 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm 
Room 2144

Author of The White Horse, Diane Thiel discusses her experiences in the Chocó rainforest .

Diane Thiel

Visit Bee Heaven
Organic Farm

19000 S.W. 264th Street- Redlands
Saturday, November 13, 2004  at 9 am

Farm tour and organic growing practices discussed by Margie Pikarski, founder of Redland Organics, a Community Supported Agriculture Group.

Facilitated by Annette Zimmerman Wells,
Core Faculty, Earth Ethics Institute

Those interested must contact
Annette Zimmerman Wells at

Pictures from the 11/13/2004 Bee Heaven farm trip


Green Architect Bruno Stagno Visits MDC Wolfson
Thursday, November 18, 2004 at 7 pm
MDC Wolfson Campus, Room 2106

Bruno Stagno is a Chilean born architect practicing in Costa Rica. As the founding director of the Institute for Tropical Architecture, author of An Architect in the Tropics and co- author of Tropical Architecture: Critical Regionalism in the Age of Globalization, Bruno focuses his practice on the communion of building with nature, juxtaposing tradition and innovation. His work embodies the principles of critical regionalism n a time where globalization is the dominant force.


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Farm Day

Students from MDC visited Bee Heaven Farm
In November and had a Great Day


After learning about
Community Supported Agriculture at Bee Heaven Organic Farm, Students planted onions, weeded arugala and ate a great lunch including a salad of freshly picked greens and a delicious bowl of homemade black bean soup.

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

Lunch and Video Discussion Get-Together for Women 
Thursday, December 2, 2004
MDC Wolfson Campus
12:30 pm - 2 pm


Enjoy a Delicious Lunch
Talk about Issues 
Concerning Working Women Today

The first video we will look is  
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Choices

In “Women’s Bodies, Women’s Choices,”
Dr. Northrup outlines how women can make   empowered choices as they work with their health care professional to achieve optimum psychological health and physical well being.

Limited to 15 participants

RSVP for Room Location
305-237-7119 or




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