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PLANTS FOR SALE — Three student greenhouse technicians help operate the NMU greenhouse plant sale. All the propagated plants were planted by the students and the funds from the sale support future greenhouse projets.

Plant sale raises funds for greenhouse from propagations

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2022

Throughout this week, the NMU greenhouse is having its annual plant sale in the Lydia M. Olson Library. Colorful carts filled with a large variety of plants - including oregano, purple heart, snake plants,...

Photo courtesy of Marquette Climbers Cooperative 
DOWN AND DIRTY­­—Community members gather in the Marquette Climber’s Cooperative greenhouse on Saturday, Jan. 25 to learn about sustainable gardening. Senior biology major Bryce DeMers, member of the co-op refers to the text, “The Rocket Mass Heater Builder’s Guide” when explaining the greenhouse dynamic. The rocket mass heater they use is a space heating system expanded from a type of efficient wood burning stove, the rocket stove.

Mqt Climber’s Co-op offers workshops

Adan Mulvaney January 30, 2020

Earthy tones and a fresh scent seeps out of the floorboards of the century old building that houses the U.P’s only permaculture housing cooperative, located in the heart of Marquette. Some students...

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