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Food Matters Visits Green Edge Gardens

Food Matters students at Green Edge Gardens

Food Matters Club ventured out to Green Edge Gardens on a late Friday afternoon to tour the beautiful 120-acre farm and learn about its operations. Green Edge Gardens, located in Amesville, Ohio, is a certified organic vegetable farm which specializes in producing year round micro-greens, mushrooms, and salad mix as well as […]

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February 17, 2018 at 10:03 amNews

Food on Film & Alumni Panel | Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, Feb. 28

Food on Film & Alumni Panel | Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, Feb. 28

The Food Studies theme, Food Matters student club, and the Athens Vegan Cooking Workshop host a free screening of the documentary Wasted! The Story of Food Waste on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema on Court Street. A brief panel discussion follows the film, with Ohio […]

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February 2, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Food Studies Spring 2018 Calendar of Events

Food Studies Spring 2018 Calendar of Events

Food Studies presents an event-filled Spring 2018 Semester. In addition to the calendar below, please stay up to date with events via Facebook and Instagram. January Jan. 18 | 5 p.m. | Alden 319: Food for Thought: Lessons from Ecuador with Rommel Montufar and Michael Ayala Jan. 20 | 4 […]

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January 31, 2018 at 11:26 amAnnouncements

Food Matters Highlights Women of Local Food System

Women Grow Ohio panelists.

Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, hosted a panel highlighting women in the local food system at a Dec. 5 event titled Women Grow Ohio. The panel included: Becky Clark of Pork and Pickles, Christine Hughes of the Village Bakery, Marjie Shew of Shew’s Grass […]

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December 6, 2017 at 2:16 pmNews

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding for Student Travel

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding for Student Travel

Joy Kostansek, the president of Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, has successfully written a grant request to fund student travel to the 9th annual Organic Seed Growers Conference. This event is hosted by the Organic Seed Alliance in Corvallis, Ore., over a weekend in […]

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December 4, 2017 at 10:24 amNews

Food Matters | Women Grow Ohio Panel Discussion, Dec. 5

Food Matters | Women Grow Ohio Panel Discussion, Dec. 5

Join Food Matters to celebrate female leaders in the local agriculture and food economy of Athens with Women Grow Ohio, a panel discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Alden Library 319. Learn about the barriers and challenges they face from a female perspective, and ways […]

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December 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

Food Matters Hosts Visiting Speakers, Alum from Alaska

Laura and Jimmie Hendricks

Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, hosted guest speakers Laura and Jimmie Hendricks from Denali, Ala, on Nov. 27. Laura Hendricks, an Ohio University alumni, and her husband, Jimmie, own an off-the grid sustainable farm where they spend half the year growing produce for their […]

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November 28, 2017 at 4:37 pmAlumni News