Organizations

On-campus Organizations and Activities

Wayne State University Farmers Market

Located at the greenspace on Woodward and Warren, the WSUFM promotes healthy living on the Wayne State University's main campus and surrounding community by providing a comprehensive farmer's market experience that includes a vast array of fruit and vegetable vendors, prepared foods, food trucks, specialty foods, as well as healthy living programs.

  • 22 Weeks
    • 1st Wednesday of June thru the last Wednesday of October
    •  10:00 am - 3:00 pm on market days
  • Location
    • Corner of Woodward and Warren
  • Transportation Available
    • Q-Line
    • Bus
    • WSU Shuttle stop nearby
  • Free 15 Minute parking for market patrons
  • Accepts Incentive Programs
    • Student advantage
    • Faculty/staff advantage
    • Senior Project Fresh
    • EBT/SNAP
    • Double Up Food Bucks
  • Weekly Activities
    • Cooking demos
    • Yoga
    • Sustainability highlights
    • And much more

The market is currently seeking volunteers.

Be part of the Wednesday Farmers Market community on the main campus of Wayne State University.  All are welcome.

Contact for information Stathis Pauls, email: stathis.pauls@wayne.edu

 

As we look to promote sustainability throughout Wayne State University and the surrounding community, the Office of Campus Sustainability offers workshops, seminars, volunteer and training opportunities to help educate our student members on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects and green infrastructure techniques. Below is a list of activities that campus student group's have implemented, which include:

  • The Campus Conservation Nationals
  • Recyclemainia 
  • Green Build Hack-a-Thon
  • DIY Natural Cleaning Product Workshops
  • World Water Day Flash Mob
  • The USGBC Students Mid-West Conference
  • The Green Ride Bike Tour (a sustainability-focused tour)
  • LEED Building Tours
  • Municipal Recycling Facility (MURF) Tours

 

SEED Wayne

SEED Wayne has a mission to build sustainable food systems on the campus of Wayne State University and in the surrounding community. The WSU organization maintains a very visible presence around campus with activities that range from the Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market to gardens in the center of our Midtown campus.

In addition, the organization is active around the Detroit community with projects such as Detroit Fresh, which is aimed at getting more fresh produce into local corner stores. SEED Wayne is led by Kami Pothukuchi, associate professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, and features a very active group of student assistants and volunteers.

Read more about SEED Wayne