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UO Food Studies Brunch – Friday Oct. 31st

Dear UO Food Studies community, Happy Fall to you! There are many exciting things afoot in the Food Studies realm: important progress on the minor front new declarations are coming in for the grad specialization (now in it’s second year) our first (Gen Ed satisfying) undergrad FS core course is set for winter 2015 in […]

Participate in the Free 2014 Food Growing Tele-Summit

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 […]

Food talk, Dr. Ryan Galt: Food Systems in an Unequal World

 At 1pm on Friday, February 28th in room 101 of the Knight Public Library, join Dr. Ryan Galt of the University of California Davis speak on the agrochemical-dependent agriculture of Costa Rica and how it shapes the food system and commodity chain while creating unequal opportunity for the small farmer.

Seed Swap!!

Seed Swap  at the public library in Lebanon Oregon, March 10, 2014, 6-8pm Are you a seed saver? Would you like to be? This  local and free event is an excellent  opportunity to meet fellow gardeners and share in a seed swap.The evening will feature a talk by Rose Marie Nichols McGee about Nichols Garden […]

Pete Seeger through the Lens of Food

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

A Webinar on gender, agriculture and climate change

Why does gender matter in the search for food security and the mitigation of climate change? Between January 30th and February 18th these answers, and others, will be the topic of  a 3 part webinar organized by the FAO and the Community for Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture. Check it out. Registration and course information […]

The Local Food Connection Conference

The 8th annual Local Food Connection conference is here again! This years theme, Demystifying Distribution: Creative Solutions for Complex Problems On Monday, Feb 3, 2014 from 8:30am – 4:00pm at Lane Community College in Eugene,local farmers, ranchers & fishermen along with area food buyers will be presenting their products,conducting workshops and indulging in a gourmet […]

Longhouse Food Scholars Program

Interested in learning  the skills for researching, reporting, and creating food stories for print, radio and television? The Longhouse at the University of Oregon is looking for interested participants. Open the link below and prepare yourself for an exciting opportunity in food studies. http://onebigtable.com/longhouse/scholars/

Dance for a Reason helps fund the School Garden Project!

Come join the dynamic dancers of Eugene this Friday, January 24th at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, at 7:30 pm! Dancing for a Reason is a project that joins the dance community with the community at large. This year their reason for dancing is to help fund the School Garden Project! To purchase […]

Oregon Truffle Festival: January 24-26, 2014

“Created to celebrate the magnificent Oregon truffles as they reach the peak of ripeness in their native soil, it is the first festival of its kind in North America, dedicated to sharing the experience of the chefs, foragers and fans of Oregon’s wild truffles, from their hidden source in the forest to their glory on […]