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Community Flocks to EMU for Annual Fall Harvest Dinner

Ranita Shenk’s favorite part of the Fall Harvest dinner was squash picked straight out of one of Eastern Mennonite University’s five campus gardens. The 20-year-old sophomore made sure she attended the annual Fall Harvest Local Meal last week, if only because many of her friends were raving about it. “It’s one of the most popular meals of the year,” she said. Stud ...More

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Local Agriculture, Sustainability Highlight Food and Farming Week

Baking bread, a fall harvest and a farm tour are just some of the topics to be covered during the annual Food and Farming Week, Oct. 1-5, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Sponsored by the Earthkeepers student club, the event encourages students to learn about farming practices while gaining important information o ...More

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Creation Care Evident During Food and Farming Week

Baking bread, canning food, creation care, and growing your own food in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way are some of the topics to be covered during the annual Food and Farming Week, Oct. 3-7, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Sponsored by the Earthkeepers student club, the event encourages students t ...More

‘Food and Farming Week’ Underway at EMU

EMU is holding its annual “Food and Farming Week” Monday through Saturday, Mar. 23-28. Activities will open with a presentation 8 p.m. Monday, Mar. 23 in Suter Science Center room 109 on “food issues in Africa.” The presenter is Debbie Scott, who recently completed a three-year term of service in Nairobi, Kenya with Mennonite Central Committee, Akron, Pa. ...More