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 […]
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 […]
When the Ohio weather dips below forty degrees for the first time, there’s nothing like a steaming bowl of soup to look forward to as you come in from the cold. My friends and I usually break out the crockpot around Halloween. But if you’re not much of a chef […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is with a mixture of begrudging acceptance and exhausted relief that I welcome the changing of the seasons. The days are cooler, shorter…but there are few, if any, full and juicy tomatoes – still warm from the sun – ripe to be picked and eaten fresh from the vine. […]
A gallery of photos from the Farm’s first year.