Crunching the Numbers

Is the Miami farm viable without significant university support? BY: FIONA LAWLER The Miami University Institute for Food farm will be in a tough position this fall if it doesn’t grow revenue from its community supported agriculture program, sales to university dining and the community, grants and other funding. The institute’s mission is teaching students … More Crunching the Numbers

Sustainability Efforts by the Oxford Food Pantry

By: Allison Reineck I had the amazing opportunity of being a regular volunteer this spring semester at the Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services (TOPSS). I have been witness to many efforts of sustainability that continue to be practiced by the organization as well as those still in the making.  Before my time at the … More Sustainability Efforts by the Oxford Food Pantry

Homegrown Tomatoes

With tomatoes, there’s very dramatic difference between homegrown and store-bought. Vegetable warehouses can stock up on green tomatoes because tomatoes can turn red while still hard and filled with starch if they’re exposed to a gaseous plant hormone, and when it comes time to sell them, the warehouses simply turn their tomatoes red. Add to … More Homegrown Tomatoes