14.11.2016 - 12:00 to 18.11.2016 - 18:00
TYYn Ympäristösiipi

The TYY Environment Week is here for the very first time!

The Environment week is organized during 14.– 18.11. The theme of the week is food and throughout the week you have a chance to learn more about insect food and plant-based proteins and participate in a thought-provoking panel discussion about food and the environment. You’ll also get to feast on some vegan food during our Sitz-party. You won’t go hungry!

We warmly welcome you all to participate and enjoy our program during the Environment Week!


MONDAY 14.11.

11-12:30 PM 
The week will begin with an introduction to plant-based proteins at Educarium. The introduction is organized together with the VäKi-project, plant-based protein suppliers “Murtolan Hamppufarmi” and “Vihreä Härkä” ,Luomupiiri and urban farmers.

13-14 PM
The opening lecture will officially start off the Environment Week. As speakers we will have Ville Niinistö, chair of the Green Party and Riina Lumme, chair of the Turku University executive board. This event will be held in Finnish.

TUESDAY 15.11.

9-11 PM
An event organized for the Turku University Fair Trade- project. Come and enjoy some fair coffee, tea and snacks at Feeniks library.


18-23 PM (the after party 23 PM ->)

A traditional “Sitz”- party with a vegan theme is organized together with the TYY Development Coordination Wing at Saaristobaari. We want to welcome you to enjoy some delicious vegan treats and sing along in great company! Our event is sponsored by Tikitak pizzeria.



14-16 PM

Our “Food and the Environment” panel discussion will take place in the Tauno Nurmela lecture hall. As speakers we have city councilor Jukka Vornanen, entrepreneur and founder of Vegetukku Tuukka Simonen, farmer and local food entrepreneur Mikko Välttilä, coordinator of the VäKi-project Leena Erälinna, CEO of the Finnish meat Trade Association Mari Hannuksela. The panel discussion will be directed by Timo Vuorisalo, lecturer of the Turku University environmental science department. This event will be held in Finnish.

18 PM

An evening program is organized together with the TYY International Wing. Stay tuned!

FRIDAY 18.11.

18-21 PM

The Environmental Wing and TENU ry, (The Young Europeans of Turku) are organizing a climate themed event, to celebrate the Marrakesh Climate Negotiations. The event will take place at restaurant Baari. Come and discuss current climate issues over a drink in a relaxed atmosphere!