UNIST and BNK Kyongnam Bank recently held a donation agreement ceremony in pursuit of creating a beautiful, biodiverse, and sustainable kitchen garden on UNIST campus.
A ceremony to commemorate and display gratitude for BNK Kyongnam Bank also took place on Friday, February 24, 2023. As part of its Carbon Neutral Campus Project, UNIST has been implementing a number of projects to improve sustainability on campus and in the surrounding community, including the creation of an ecological garden that indulges your senses through providing various vegetation, beautiful scenery, and healthy food. With the aim of opening in the first half of this year, this project will be funded through the donation from BNK Kyongnam Bank.
This garden will be created on the grass square around the Gamak Pond. The aim is to implement the common objectives of sustainable agriculture, which includes
This garden will be created on the grass square around the Gamak Pond. It aims to implement the common objectives of sustainable agriculture, which includes the production of chemical free residue foods. The garden, which also has the shape of a whale, will be used to offer educational programs for sustainable agriculture and carbon neutrality.
“We have been striving to create a space where UNIST members and Ulsan citizens can enjoy together,” said President Lee. “In addition to opening up the multi-purpose cultural space in August 2022, we hope this garden will be another go-to place for those who visits UNIST.”
Meanwhile, UNIST is planning to showcase its garden to its members and Ulsan citizens in June 2023.