Article by Makaya Pratt, UO Undergrad in Journalism and Public Relations One of my favorite ways to learn about foreign cultures is by diving into a dish of traditional cuisine. Over the past couple years, I have grown a taste for a variety of Middle Eastern staple foods, specifically hummus. Here in America, thanks to […]
Foodies are on the rise to find thrifty ways to consume local food. The Lane County Farmers Market is the perfect resource to supply this increasing demand. As a foodie and a thrifty college student myself, I am a part of a generation that faces many issues surrounding food and we have become increasingly aware […]
Check out the latest Emerald Daily article and video as students in the Urban Farm course discuss their work in the field and how they’re learning to grow food for themselves. The Urban Farm provides UO students a valuable perspective on alternative land use with significant hands-on experience in various types of farming techniques. […]
You can register for a free 5-day online conference (March 3rd-7th) about “Planting Community Resilience”. Hear speakers from around the world, including Vandana Shiva (Navdanya – Earth Democracy), Will Allen (Growing Power, Milwaukee), Paul Stamets, (Fungi Perfecti), Joel Salatin (Polyface Farm), Ocean Robbins(Food Revolution Network), John Valenzuela (Cornucopia Food Forest Gardens), Erika Allen (Growing Power, Chicago), and other individuals who work to support the […]
Check out Professor of Foodways, Frederick Douglas Opie, and his remembrance of Pete Seeger’s commitment to feeding the poor. http://www.foodasalens.com/2014/01/remembering-pete-seeger-through-lens-of.html?spref=tw
Current International Studies graduate student Shannon East documents the journey of Yadira Janet Mendoza, a child migrant worker from Chiapas, Mexico. See Mendoza’s journey from working in the fields to owning her own business. Check out Shannon’s work and 10-minute documentary, “A Woman of Courage“, and other student documentaries about Latino Roots in Oregon at http://latinoroots.uoregon.edu/our-course.