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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

Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies theme students Rachel McDonald, Joy Kostansek, and Ohio University alum Alexandria Polanosky visited a freshman engineering learning community taught by Hannah Stillons on Nov. 15. This visit was a follow up from the Food on Film screening of Food Evolution on Oct. 19. The Food Studies students engaged […]

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November 15, 2017 at 7:33 pmIn Class News

Ecohouse Hosts Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner with Veggies from Learning Garden

Roasted root vegetables included beets, carrots and onions.

Ohio University’s Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9. The dinner was made possible through a collaboration of the OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network, the Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, and the Food […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:23 pmNews

Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

Dr. Art Trese and students at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The growing season has ended at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens due to a sharp decrease in overnight temperatures. The Food Studies theme final harvest featured a beautiful bounty of produce ranging from sweet potatoes to cucumbers and cauliflower. This season was full of many phenomenal opportunities for the garden, […]

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November 8, 2017 at 9:34 pmIn Class News