UM Students Tour Yokna Bottoms Farm

by Lindsey Abernathy | Project Coordinator, Office of Sustainability University of Mississippi students active in sustainability initiatives on campus got a firsthand look at local food production during a tour of Yokna Bottoms Farm on Friday, October 16. The farm tour was organized by the Real Food Rebels student group. Members of the newly established … More UM Students Tour Yokna Bottoms Farm

Plate Thoughtfully: Food Waste at UM

by Kendall McDonald, Post Baccalaureate Fellow | October 12, 2015 As part of the university’s Food Day observation in October, Office of Sustainability staff recently collected food waste data on two dining locations on campus: the Rebel Market and the Marketplace at the Residential Colleges. The measured amount of post-consumer waste (food left on plates by diners) … More Plate Thoughtfully: Food Waste at UM

Panel Discussion Examines “The Cost of Food”

The many costs of food on the wellbeing of humans, the economy and the environment will be the focus of an interactive panel discussion on Tuesday, October 20. “The Cost of Food” panel discussion, which takes place as part of the University of Mississippi’s month-long Food Day observation, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in 209 Bryant … More Panel Discussion Examines “The Cost of Food”