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Veggie Sale at Learning Gardens, May 11

This week at the garden...plenty of fresh greens.

The Food Studies theme presents a veggie sale on Friday, May 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ohio University Plant Biology Learning Gardens on W. State St. Regular Friday markets are planned from 4 – 6 p.m. on Friday evenings. “If Fridays don’t work, you may stop by […]

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May 1, 2018 at 9:30 pmEvents

Fall 2018 | Food Studies Adds New Course in Brewing

Jackie O's owner Art Oestrike gives visitors a tour at Jackie O's brewery.

The Food Studies theme announces a new course: CAS 4413/5413 The Art of Craft Brewing: An Athens Case Study. The course will be taught by Art Oestrike, the founder and owner of Jackie O’s Brewery and an Ohio University alum who earned a B.A. in Russian and an M.A. in […]

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April 24, 2018 at 12:12 pmNews

Food Studies Students Named Sociology, Anthropology Outstanding Seniors

Patrick Fahey and Joy Kostansek received the anthropology and sociology senior awards.

Both recipients of the Ohio University Sociology & Anthropology Department’s Outstanding Senior Awards are Food Studies theme students. Joy Kostansek and Patrick Fahey were selected by the department faculty due to their exemplary commitment to their studies. Both Kostansek and Fahey will be receiving the Food and Society Certificate upon […]

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April 23, 2018 at 11:13 amNews

Ecuadorian Delegation Spends a Day with Food Studies

Delegates from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador in the high tunnel.

Food Studies theme students and faculty hosted a visiting delegation from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador on Friday, April 6. The group, including five different deans of Ohio University, had a week-long visit to Athens hosted through the Center for International Studies. Food Studies spent the day giving the […]

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April 10, 2018 at 10:57 amNews

Senior Adds ‘Certified Interpretive Guide’ to His Resume

Jordan Francisco

by Kristin Distel Senior Jordan Francisco ’18 is known among his friends as “the plant doctor”—an apt name for the Environmental & Plant Biology major who says, “Plants make up 90 percent of my life.” Connect with Jordan Francisco on LinkedIn. Thanks to a four-day training session provided by OHIO’s […]

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April 3, 2018 at 1:58 pmNews

First Veggie Sale of the Season, April 27

Greens in the high tunnel

The Food Studies theme presents the first veggie sale of the spring season on Friday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens on W. State St. The season is starting later than usual this year because of the cold and variable recent weather. However, […]

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April 1, 2018 at 5:30 pmEvents

Food Matters Visits Local Goat Farm

Students at Creekside Farm

  The Food Matters at Ohio University student organization took a trip out to Creekside Farm on Monday, March 26. Owners Paul Tomcho and  Krista Duval manage the farm, which is home to 25 goats and 50 laying hens, along with small-scale vegetable, berry, and shiitake mushroom production. Tomcho took […]

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March 28, 2018 at 12:16 pmNews