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More than nutrition

During the week of Thanksgiving, we will share the reflections of students in Dr. Lisa Ottum's rhetoric class.  This fall, they focused on what it means to eat well, including a number of interesting field experiences that challenged many students... Continue Reading →

NEXUS, A Community Bridge in Cincinnati

~Below is a reflection shared by Ismael Tidjani on his experience working at NEXUS.~ As I sit back and get ready to read on the world of agriculture for my history class, I am grateful for the string of events that... Continue Reading →

Understanding Environmental Justice in Community

Having the opportunity to be one of the student garden coordinators for the summer of 2012 provided me with exposure to the topic of environmental justice from the perspective of those living in the Evanston and Norwood neighborhoods of Cincinnati.... Continue Reading →

Food as a Basic Human Right

Everybody eats. Well… shall I say, everyone needs to eat… and I would go as far as to proclaim that everyone has the right to eat. You see, hunger is a complicated and problematic issue no matter the angle from... Continue Reading →

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