Post Tagged with: "Paul Patton"

Food Studies Collaborates with CFI for Seed-Saving Workshop

Kale seed pods

Dr. Art Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, collaborated with the Athens non-profit Community Food Initiatives on a seed-saving workshop at the 5th Annual Real Food Real Local Conference in the Eclipse Company Town this summer. Trese describes his informational session as having covered the “challenges of using […]

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August 16, 2016 at 4:26 pmEvents News

Food for Thought | Paul Patton, April 21, “Forgotten Plants, Forgotten People”

Dr. Paul Patton

The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents Dr. Paul Patton on April 21, at 5 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room, Alden 319. “Forgotten Plants, Forgotten People: Prehistoric Native American Food Tradition in the Ohio Valley.” Join the Food Studies Theme and the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology Assistant Professor of Anthropology […]

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April 1, 2016 at 7:00 pmEvents

Fall 2016 & Summer 2016 | Food Studies Courses

Fall 2016 & Summer 2016 | Food Studies Courses

The Food Studies theme includes a variety of courses that can help students fill Ohio University general education requirements, as well as College of Arts & Sciences distribution requirements. Summer 2016 ANTH 4911 Field School in Ohio Archeology MTuWTh 8-3 Patton CAS 4410 Seminar: How Food Works in the Community […]

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March 16, 2016 at 5:54 pmAnnouncements

Patton on How a Prehistoric Appalachian Food May Hold Answers to Regional Food Insecurity, Feb. 12

The chenopod harvest at the Plant Biology Learning Garden.

Dr. Paul Patton discusses “Chenopodium Berlandieri: How a Prehistoric Appalachian Food May Hold Answers to Regional Food Insecurity” as part of the CE3 Brownbag Lunch Series on Feb. 12, at noon at The Ridges, Building 22, Room 221. The series is hosted by the Consortium for Energy, Economics & the Environment and the Environmental […]

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February 1, 2016 at 9:15 pmEvents

Patton Presents at SeniorBEAT History Group

Patton Presents at SeniorBEAT History Group

Dr. Paul E. Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, presented a program about archaeological excavations in Athens County for the OhioHealth O’Bleness SeniorBEAT history group in October. Patton is director of the OHIO Archaeological Field School. Since its founding in 1986, the Field School in Ohio Archaeology has excavated over a […]

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January 26, 2016 at 1:14 pmResearch

Seniors Present with Patton at Sustainable Foodscapes Conference

By Cameron Fortin ’16 Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dr. Paul Patton, along with two undergraduate students (myself included), presented at the Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future food studies conference at Chatham University in Pittsburg, PA this past summer, June 24-28, 2015. The theme that guided this year’s conference was […]

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January 26, 2016 at 11:49 amUncategorized

Before Maize, Relative of Quinoa Fed Ohio Valley 3,000 Years Ago

The chenopod harvest at the Plant Biology Learning Garden.

By Cameron Fortin ’16 On a brisk autumn morning, Ohio University students, staff, faculty, and supporters enthusiastically met at the research gardens on West State Street to harvest a plant viewed by most Ohioans as a weed. It fed Ohio Valley residents more than 3,000 years ago, and it has […]

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December 7, 2015 at 9:40 amNews