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Food Studies: CAS 1410 Switched to CAS 2411

Food Studies: CAS 1410 Switched to CAS 2411

  The core intro class of the Food Studies program, Food Matters! Explorations in Food Across the Liberal Arts,  has been changed from CAS 1410 to CAS 2411. This course is taught by a team of professors from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and encourages students to critically […]

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October 16, 2017 at 11:53 amAnnouncements In Class

Food Studies | Author Grace Gershuny on Organic Farming for the Planet, Oct. 19

Food Studies | Author Grace Gershuny on Organic Farming for the Planet, Oct. 19

The Food Studies theme hosts Vermont author and organic movement elder Grace Gershuny discussing “Organic Farming for the Planet” on Oct. 19. at 4 p.m. in Alden 319. She also will participate in a panel discussion following a showing of the film Food Evolution at 7 p.m. at the Athena […]

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October 2, 2017 at 7:30 pmEvents

Student-Grown Produce for Sale in Jefferson Marketplace

Food Studies veggies for sale at Jefferson Market

The Food Studies theme has joined forces with Ohio University Culinary Services to bring local food to more students on campus. Earlier this month, produce from the Plant Biology Learning Gardens hit the shelves of the beautiful Jefferson Marketplace, located within Jefferson Hall on East Green. Food Studies students will […]

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September 27, 2017 at 12:02 pmAnnouncements News

Tour de Farm: Food Studies Offers Faculty and Staff a Taste of Athens

Solid Ground Farm owner Weston Lombard at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The Food Studies theme offered Ohio University faculty and staff a taste of the local food scene in the Athens area On Sept. 24. The day was guided by Solid Ground Farm owner Weston Lombard and included visits to the Ohio University Plant Biology Learning Garden, Green Edge Gardens, Solid […]

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September 25, 2017 at 12:30 pmNews

Students Have Productive Summer in Learning Gardens

Trese demonstrates for students in PBIO 2060 class.

Dr. Art Trese can’t walk through the Plant Biology Learning Gardens without finding some weed that needs pulling, a sprinkler that needs repositioning, or a little scrap for the compost pile. “Working around the garden makes me happy,” said Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. “I really enjoy […]

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September 21, 2017 at 10:24 amIn Class News

Food Studies Partners with Athens Vegan Cooking Workshop

Students in Food Matters club.

  The student leaders of the Food Matters student organization at Ohio University and Athens Vegan Cooking Workshop, hosted by Conscious Ohio, are partnering in hopes of bringing together students who are interested in sustainable eating and where their food comes from. Food Matters is associated with the Food Studies […]

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September 13, 2017 at 5:44 pmNews

Food Studies Student Accepted into Prestigious Oxfam Program

Food Studies Student Accepted into Prestigious Oxfam Program

Student Joy Kostansek began her participation in the prestigious Oxfam International’s Change Initiative program over the summer through a training conference in Boston. “I was one of 38 students across the country accepted into Oxfam’s Change Initiative program,” says Kostansek. Oxfam America is a global organization committed to fighting injustices […]

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September 11, 2017 at 1:33 pmNews