Food

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Earth Week Challenge #1: Eat Locally

Buying food from the grocery store has its perks — it’s convenient, coupon friendly, and has pretty much everything you need. One thing it does not have, however, is the quality and cleanliness of the meat and produce offered by local sources.

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Have a Meatless Monday!

The Meatless Monday movement is a nonprofit public health initiate of the Monday Campaigns, in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Healthy Eating and CSA

You’ve heard the saying “You are what you eat.” Learn more about healthy eating.

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Let's Cook Locally With Chef Jerry Pellegrino

How to cook with local food!

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Urban Farming Helps Local Communities in Baltimore

“Real Food Farm, an urban farm in Baltimore City, works toward a just and sustainable food system,” Tyler Brown, farm manager at Civic Works’ Real Food Farm, said at a UMB Go Green-sponsored sustainability workshop April 10.

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Baltimore Orchard Project Improves Food Access and Builds Community

“Fruit trees are one-stop shopping for healthy goodness,” says Nina Beth Cardin, founder and director of the Baltimore Orchard Project (BOP), a nonprofit dedicated to growing, gleaning, and giving away fresh, healthy, local fruit to those in Baltimore City.

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Combating the Urban Food Desert

From food production to consumption, the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) is looking for sustainable alternatives to improve public health and the health of the environment, says Amanda Behrens, MPH, MS, senior program officer at the CLF.

"Food, Inc.": Where Do You Go From Here?

The University held a screening of “Food, Inc.” — a documentary that “reveals surprising and often shocking truths” about where our food comes from and how it’s produced.

"Food, Inc." Screening at SMC Campus Center

The University of Maryland, Baltimore will hold a screening of “Food, Inc.,” a documentary that “reveals surprising and often shocking truths” about where our food comes from and how it’s produced.

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Fourth Annual University Farmers Market Supports Sustainability

It’s that time of year again — lilies in bloom, graduation celebrations, and the start of a new farmers market season. The fourth annual University Farmers Market is open to the public now until November, every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the University Park Plaza.

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Grow Your Greens

Are you looking for inexpensive ways to eat healthy foods? Do you have strawberries and blueberries from the farmers market but no salad to share them with? Well, your solution is simple: Grow your own greens.

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Rawlings-Blake and Perman Launch Fresh Food Initiative at Lexington Market

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, JD, joined by University of Maryland President Jay A. Perman, MD, and other business and community leaders, announced Baltimore City's new "Get Fresh Lexington" initiative

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University Farmers Market Takes on Downtown ‘Food Desert’

UMMC, in partnership with UMB, opens its annual farmers market in May for faculty, staff, patients, visitors, students, and the Baltimore community.