Tag Archives: food

Earth Week 2017

UW-Whitewater will observe Earth Week (April 17-22) with a variety of events. Please visit the Earth Week web page for more information, or for contact information if events require registration. Mon., Apr. 17 Campus Garden Preview and Greenhouse Tour (noon-1pm, … Continue reading

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Growing a Local Food System

Ben Hewitt will talk about “Growing a Local Food System: Local food as economic driver and local nourishment” on Mon, Apr 17 at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of a week of activities celebrating Earth Day … Continue reading

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Break & Winterim Library Hours

Library hours during the break (Dec. 22-28) are: Tues-Wed Dec 22-23: 8am-4:30pm CLOSED Thurs-Fri Dec 24-25 CLOSED Sat-Sun Dec 26-27 Mon Dec 28: 8am-4:30pm Winterim (Tues Dec 29-Fri Jan 15) Library hours are: Mon-Wed: 7:30am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm, Sat: CLOSED, Sun: … Continue reading

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Hunger, Obesity & the Food System

Ellen Gustafson, a food system change advocate and author of We the eaters: If we change dinner, we can change the world, will talk about “A New Understanding of Hunger, Obesity and the Food System” on Mon., Apr. 20 at … Continue reading

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International Education Week

The first week of March is International Education Week! There are several events planned on campus, including Celebrating Indigenous Nations on Mon., Mar. 2nd, from 4-6pm in the UC Hamilton Room, the International Education Week’s Opening Reception sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Good and Cheap: The Cookbook for Any Budget

NPR’s Molly Roberts wrote about Leanne Brown’s cookbook Good and Cheap in August, and it got me thinking. Although the focus of this cookbook is Americans receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) funding, tasty and nutritious meals on a budget … Continue reading

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Spring Break! Andersen Library hours

SPRING BREAK! Mmmmm, can you feel the warmth of the sun? Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat-Sun Mar 22-23: CLOSED Mon-Fri Mar 24-28: 8am-4:30pm Sat Mar 29: CLOSED Sun Mar 30: 3pm-2am (only 2nd floor is open midnight-2am) Remember that … Continue reading

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Agriculture, a Robust Food-Economy & a Sustainable Society

Tom Philpott, will talk about “Back to the Future of Agriculture: Steps Toward a Robust Food-Economy and a Sustainable Society” at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 17, in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the first Spring 2014 Contemporary Issues … Continue reading

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Darwin Day! Wed Feb 12

On Wed. Feb. 12 celebrate Darwin Day! The University, College of Letters & Sciences, Biological Sciences Dept., and TriBeta (Biological Honors Society), will host two free events that you can attend: The Edible Tree of Life, 6pm in Hyland Hall’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – 29 October

Cornbread Nation 2: The United States of Barbecue edited by Lolis Eric Elie TX840.B3 C67 2004 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I love barbecue so this book naturally caught my eye as I reviewed our New Arrivals shelves to pick a … Continue reading

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