Campus Wide Fast: Tuesday, November 29th, 6pm, Scharf Hall
Join the Duke Faith Council and Undergraduate Faith Council for a day of fasting followed by a vegetarian dinner at 6pm in Scharf Hall. During dinner Dr. Laurie Patton will moderate an interfaith panel on food, faith and fasting. Other panelists include: Jeremy Yoskowitz (Jewish Life at Duke), Usha Rajagopalan (Hindu Student Association), John Stonestreet (Orthodox Christian Student Association) and Mona Hassan (Religion Dept). FLEX and cash donations will be collected at the event to help purchase meals for the Stop Hunger Now meal packaging event taking place on MLK-Day, January 16th in partnership with Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnerships. This event is part of Duke’s “Interfaith Community Service Challenge“.
If you’re vegetarian, you’ll want to check out this great blog, The Vegetarian Durhamite, complete with local food reviews.
“The straight story on vegetarian eating in Durham – no bull.”
Watch the video below of the first “Meatless Monday” event where Nicholas School staff and students came together to celebrate vegetarian and vegan food and a commitment to sustainability and personal health. The event is now a monthly get-together for all Duke faculty, staff and students.
For more information or to join a “Meatless Monday” event, e-mail Leslie Pardue at firstname.lastname@example.org.