Various environmental groups under the umbrella group Student Sustainability Association at Penn gathered on College Green this past Friday to host Greenfest.
The event takes place every semester and this time featured activities hosted by the Penn Beekeeping Club, Epsilon Eta, Penn Outdoors Club, Penn Garden, Fossil Free Penn, Penn Closet, and more. Other participating groups included Penn Democrats, Indego (a Philadelphia-based bicycle-sharing company), and Penn Dining.
Many groups in SSAP had booths at Greenfest.
Epsilon Eta, an environmental co-ed fraternity, hosted screen printing on reusable canvas bags.
The bags read "F*** Plastic Bags".
College senior Piotr Wójcik (left) and College junior Christina Cardenas (right) ran the Penn Beekeeping table for part of the event.
Visitors could try a variety of honeys.
Wharton senior Kalyxa Roman represented the Climate Reality Project.
Penn Closet, a student-run secondhand store, hosted a pop-up clothing sale to encourage students to purchase recycled clothing.
Students enjoyed getting to learn more about Penn's environmental groups.
The Penn Outdoors Club had a grill where people could roast s'mores.
Penn Outdoors Club made sure to provide vegan options for s'mores.
The Sunrise Movement, a movement focused on stopping climate change while creating jobs, promoted the Green New Deal.
Students who signed up at the Sunrise Movement's table will be contacted later to help plan for the next Climate Strike.
Penn Garden made seed bombs.
The seed bombs were made of soil, clay, water, and various plant seeds.
Penn Vegan Society offered vegan cookies that visitors could decorate using multi-colored vegan icing.
Students enjoyed different outdoor activities along with the various activities housed at each booth.