Post Tagged with: "Food studies"

Students, Faculty, and Community Members Discuss Food and Agriculture in Region

Dane Salabek, one of the panelist, smiles during the conversation.  Photo by Nick Oatley

The Food Studies theme teamed up with Food Matters Club and Community Food Initiatives to host a panel, Eating for Change, on Dec. 4. Panelists included Joy Kostansek, the Food Studies graduate assistant; Dane Salabak, a professor in the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness and manager of the […]

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December 6, 2018 at 10:30 amNews

Alumni News | Food Studies Student Reunion at Lecture with Alum

Dr. Mac Burgess

Ohio University alum Dr. Mac Burgess, spoke on campus Nov. 30 about “Experiential Learning in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems Program at Montana State University.” Burgess, who earned an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the College of Arts & Sciences Ohio University in 2006, is Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology […]

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December 3, 2018 at 1:52 pmAlumni

New Political Quotes Moran on House Bills, SNAP and Food Access

Dr. Theresa Moran

The New Political Quotes Dr. Theresa Moran, Assistant Professor & Food Studies Theme Director, in a story headlined “These two Ohio House bills could affect Ohioans’ access to food stamps.” Theresa Moran, a food justice professor at Ohio University, is strongly against both bills. “I am dumbfounded because I can’t […]

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December 3, 2018 at 8:41 amFaculty in the News In the News

Eating For Change: Food Matters Club Hosting Panel on Campus, Dec. 4

Eating For Change: Food Matters Club Hosting Panel on Campus, Dec. 4

Food Matters Club, in collaboration with the Food Studies theme and local organization, Community Food Initiatives, is hosting a panel discussion Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Alden 319. Panelists will discuss how food can create a positive change in the region and why supporting regional farmers and food producers […]

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December 1, 2018 at 11:15 pmEvents

Ecohouse Thanksgiving Dinner Features OHIO Student Farm Produce

Each table at the Ecohouse Thanksgiving had a basket of bread, decorative pine cones, and a conversation topic card with a question pertaining to food and sustainability. This card reads, "What are the main inhibitors to the expansion of sustainable food systems in our region? What does a sustainable food system look like to you?"

One week before Thanksgiving Day, the Ohio University Ecohouse hosted the fourth annual sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner as the final event of the Sustainable Food Series. This year, all the dishes were prepared by Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism students from Human & Consumer Sciences. With the focus being on sustainability, ingredients for […]

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November 20, 2018 at 9:24 pmNews

Thanks to All for a Great Season at the OHIO Student Farm

Broccoli from the OHIO Student Farm for sale at the Grover Center Market.

The OHIO Student Farm held its last produce sale the first week of November, ending the fall season. The OHIO Student Farm utilizes a high tunnel and row covers to extend the normal growing seasons, thus providing more fresh produce on campus for longer into the fall. But now that […]

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November 8, 2018 at 4:36 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty | Farm Labor Relations in South Africa, Nov. 28

Dr. Tarminder Kaur

Wealth and Poverty hosts a research talk by Dr. Tarminder Kaur, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, South Africa, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alden 319. The talk is titled “Farmers Are Not ‘That’ Rich; Farm Workers Are Not ‘That’ Poor: an […]

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November 1, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents