Post Tagged with: "Food studies"

Bell and Moran Talk a Load of Tripe in Italy

Theresa Moran and David Bell with Rita Góralska (back center) Educational  Director, and the Spannocchia  Interns

Dr. David Bell, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, and Dr. Theresa Moran, Director of the Food Studies theme, spent the early summer of 2018 giving talks in Umbria and Tuscany. At the 2018 Perugia Food & Sustainability Studies Conference: “Exploring Ethics through Food Choices” held, at the Umbra Institute […]

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September 10, 2018 at 5:03 pmNews

OHIO Student Farm Tomatoes Harvested for Nelsonville Food Cupboard

Margaret Sheskey poses with the tomatoes harvested from the OHIO Student Farm before loading them into her car to transport to the Nelsonville Food Cupboard.

Margaret Sheskey and Flynt Smathers came to the OHIO Student Farm recently to harvest about 400 pounds tomatoes for the Nelsonville Food Cupboard, a food pantry serving all of Athens County. The Nelsonville Food Cupboard strives to have fresh produce, as well as other fresh staples such as eggs, available for […]

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September 10, 2018 at 1:19 pmNews

Food in Sicily Students Meet with Chef’s Table Star

Food in Sicily Students Meet with Chef’s Table Star

Students from the 2018 Food in Sicily study away spent almost three weeks studying the connection between food and culture on the Mediterranean’s largest island. They perfected pasta-making skills, took turns stirring vats of whey for ricotta and wove braids of mozzarella. They ate their share and then some of […]

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September 6, 2018 at 11:09 amIn Class News

Joint Colloquium | Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar, Sept. 14

Joint Colloquium | Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar, Sept. 14

The Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies and the Geological Sciences Colloquium Series present Dr. Kristina Douglass on “Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar” on Friday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. in Irvine 199. The date of Madagascar’s initial settlement has long been the subject of academic inquiry […]

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September 2, 2018 at 8:45 pmEvents

Food Studies & Sociology-Anthropology Colloquium | History of Pasta and Italian Identity, Sept. 12

Food Studies & Sociology-Anthropology Colloquium | History of Pasta and Italian Identity, Sept. 12

The Food Studies theme presents a talk on the “History of Pasta and the Italian Identity” with Karima Moyer-Nocchi on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. This talk is also part of the Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium Series. From our modern viewpoint, pasta seems to have always been an […]

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September 1, 2018 at 9:15 pmEvents

Branching Out: Flowers and Herbs at OHIO Student Farm

Two spiral pathways, emulating the design of an antique McArthur Brick Plant brick.

By Julie Anna Scott Bachelor of Specialized Studies in Sustainable Agriculture and Herbalism Just off of West State Street, down a windy gravel road, there lies an abundant garden laden with squash, tomatoes and the usual crops one might find at any good farm. But this year, something new has […]

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August 28, 2018 at 8:13 pmIn Class News

Happy Beginnings | Food and Society Alumni Are Biting into Food Careers

Joy Kostansek in the high tunnel at the OHIO Student Garden.

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Check out the awesome ways some of Food and Society Certificate recipients are biting into the food system, in Athens, in Columbus, in Washington, New […]

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August 26, 2018 at 11:37 amAlumni