News Environmental department throws fall picnic By Madison Hale - October 5, 2018 0 601 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Environmental Studies students and faculty gather for veggie burgers and other snacks ENVS department chair, Jeffrey Groff, flips patties and peppers grown on campus Students Caitlin Barnes and Caitlyn Rice enjoying their burgers in front of the garden where their grilled peppers were grown. The serving table was stocked with locally grown lettuce and watermelon, homemade cookies and hummus, and kombucha donated from local brewer, Cultured Leaf. Herb-infused water, harvested from the garden, is served in biodegradable cups. Music played from a boombox powered by a portable solar panel. Student Trevor Maclosky waters plants in preparation for picnic.