IF CSA Second Pickup

June 5, 2017 herronol 0

I hope everyone enjoyed all of the produce from their first CSA box of the summer! This week’s box will include:  Kohlrabi Salad turnips aka butter turnips Red Russian kale Romaine lettuce Green onions Cut lettuce and the option of cilantro Again, your boxes will be available from 3:30-5:30 pm this […]

IF Summer CSA: First Pick Up

May 30, 2017 shaffems 0

We are looking forward to our first vegetable pick up this Wednesday, May 31, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in the Cook Field South parking lot near the pavilion from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. PLEASE BRING A BAG for this first pick up. If you need to contact us for any reason, […]

Kramer Volunteer Day

May 5, 2017 marksjc2 0

On May 1st, 35 Kramer elementary students visited the farm on an Earth Club field trip. 8 volunteers came out to help the interns run the event, each of them playing a huge role in bringing smiles to the kids’ faces. We want to start off the blog by thanking […]

Meet and Eat at Western Lodge

April 4, 2017 marksjc2 0

Miami University’s Institute For Food is teaming up with the FARM club to host a Build Your Own Salad event on Thursday, April 13th. Are you interested in tasting a real Farmer’s salad (step aside Dividend’s)? The Institute For Food and FARM Club are preparing to ramp up our presence […]

Passion for the Harvest: F.A.R.M. Club at Miami University

December 9, 2016 palmerjr 0

Food Accessibility and Resilience at Miami—known by its members as F.A.R.M. Club—is a group of close-knit peers, united with a common goal in mind: to change the way Miami, and our world, relates to food. The group kicked off alongside the Institute for Food last year as a coalition of students who […]

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Q&A with Olivia Richter, Miami University’s Food Fellow

November 22, 2016 palmerjr 0

Olivia Richter, a senior at Miami University, began her agricultural adventure last spring with the Institute for Food as a member of the Food Studies Course, taught by Dr. Peggy Shaffer. As Olivia is quick to tell, the class truly changed her life. Olivia now serves as a Food Fellow […]

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Institute Involves Students from Across the University

November 22, 2016 palmerjr 0

Raise your hand if you have an “atypical” combination of majors and minors!  Miami encourages students to explore a variety of topics and create their own unique combinations of interests, and the Institute for Food is no different. The students and volunteers who work with the Institute for Food and […]

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Institute Partners With Oxford Community Choice Pantry

November 22, 2016 palmerjr 0

Building close ties between Miami University and the Oxford community, the Miami University Farm offers a portion of its crops to the Oxford Community Choice Pantry. The pantry makes the produce easily accessible for free to local residents in need. During summer and fall seasons, the Institute donates to the pantry almost […]

Quarter Barrel and the Institute for Food: A Love Story

November 22, 2016 palmerjr 0

One word: Lavosh. Sesame cracker, herb aioli, and balsamic glaze come together together in a sultry combination that would make any patron swoon. Who creates these mouth watering combinations? None other than Quarter Barrel Brewery & Pub, the one stop shop for craft beer, wine tasting, and a variety of unique […]