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Evaluating an On-Campus Farmers Market at AASHE

This week I was at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference, presenting a session on evaluating on-campus farmers markets. It was based on a survey that I formulated during a Program Evaluation class at Tufts and conducted at Berklee. Some of the results I found from researching other markets’ evaluations […]

Random Tip: Cookbook and Utensil Swap

Normally if I come across an interesting event, I’ll add it to the list in the right nav bar. (Check it out; it’s right there.) But this one is too good not to mention in a post. Who doesn’t have tons of old cookbooks and utensils that they bought with the best intentions but ended […]

Rest Stop Farmers Markets

I’m notoriously bad at planning ahead for meals, so long car trips are always a challenge. More often than not I end up resorting to the sorts of fast food you find at gas stations and rest areas. So I was really excited when, on the way back from Connecticut this weekend, I saw a […]

AASHE 2011: Farmers Markets

My last two sessions of AASHE 2011 both dealt with farmers markets, from two very different perspectives: a school in British Columbia with a resistant food services contractor and a school in Arizona with campus-wide support. A sustainability manager and a professor of forest ecology from University of Northern British Columbia talked about their experiences starting […]

Farmers Markets in the Boston Area

By now most farmers markets should be up and running. Once my CSA starts, I usually don’t buy much at farmers markets, but there’s one nearby any day of the week for impulse purchases. Here’s a quick list of the ones near me: Mondays Central Square, Cambridge – Corner of Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen […]