‘Tis the Season to Eat Local: Holiday Recipes

by Timothy Ankenman, graduate student in UM Coordinated Program in Dietetics With the autumnal colored leaves falling and colder nights comes a bountiful harvest of colorful fruits and vegetables. Remembering where your food comes from is important during this season because you want the highest quality fresh fruit and produce in your meals and the closer…

October Events Recap: Pollination Celebration and Food Day

By Brenna Gardner, Food Waste Reduction Intern, and Jade Chalkley, Sustainability Fellow October has kicked off highlighting some of the most important animals on the planet: pollinators. We hosted two fantastic events, coming to a close with a BIG announcement. On October 2, the Office of Sustainability and Landscape Services hosted a Pollination Celebration. The…

UM Food Day Festivities Kick Off October 11

By Kathryn Rensing OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will observe Food Day, a national celebration of “real food” and the importance of sustainable food systems, throughout October. The UM Office of Sustainability will host its annual Food Day Festival and Farmer’s Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Oct.18) on Galtney-Lott Plaza….

UM to Screen Food Chains Feb. 21

The University of Mississippi Environmental Studies Minor and Office of Sustainability will host a screening of the film Food Chains on Wednesday, February 21, as part of UM’s environmental film series. The screening will take place at 6 p.m. in the Overby Auditorium on the UM campus and is free and open to the public. Food…

UM Food Day Events Celebrate Healthy, Local Food

By Maggie Smith, Green Student Intern The University of Mississippi will observe Food Day throughout October with a series of events meant to inspire thought about the importance of sustainable food systems. UM’s event takes place as part of the national Food Day celebration. Food Day festivities begin on campus Tuesday, Oct. 3, when Lenoir…