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Food for Thought | Harvest the Past, Feed the Future, Feb. 22

Student harvests Chenopodium Berlandiari at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens  (Photo by Cameron Fortin)

The Food Studies theme is proud to present the Food for Thought Speaker Series talk “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future: Cultivating the Forgotten Indigenous Crops of Eastern North America” on Feb. 22 from 7-9 p.m. in Baker Ballroom. Chenopods | Marshelder | Maygrass | Erect Knotweed Abstract: About 4,000 years […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:45 pmEvents

Before Maize, Relative of Quinoa Fed Ohio Valley 3,000 Years Ago

The chenopod harvest at the Plant Biology Learning Garden.

By Cameron Fortin ’16 On a brisk autumn morning, Ohio University students, staff, faculty, and supporters enthusiastically met at the research gardens on West State Street to harvest a plant viewed by most Ohioans as a weed. It fed Ohio Valley residents more than 3,000 years ago, and it has […]

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December 7, 2015 at 9:40 amNews