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That Springtime Buzz

Post contributed by Dr. Geoff Williams, Assistant Professor of Insect Pollination & Apiculture, College of Agriculture, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology Springtime in Alabama sees a flurry of activity by the state’s flora and fauna. Among one of the more prominent springtime activities is the buzzing of bees! Big…
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March 30, 2017
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Finding My Green Thumb

Post contributed by Diana Rowell, Office of Sustainability Intern Sustainability. That’s a big word. A word that carries the weight of worldwide change. A passionate word, a futuristic word, a word that makes people share their opinions. As an engineer, sometimes it is difficult to align myself with sustainability without…
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March 27, 2017
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The Plight of Producers

Post contributed by Hallie Nelson, Office of Sustainability Intern Part 1: Farmers Food movements are a staple of modern sustainable lifestyles, but many of these movements focus on the consumers. What about the people who work to produce the food in America? In many cases, the producers in America, whether…
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January 10, 2017
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The Importance of Biodiversity and Organic Food Production

Post contributed by Jonathan Lillebo, Undergraduate Student, College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture & President, Organic Garden Club I’d like to begin by taking you back to a different time, a time before refrigeration and food transportation. It wasn’t that long ago, really. As recently as the early 1900s all…
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January 6, 2017
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Auburn Foods: Charting a FRESH Course

Post contributed by Gwen Ward, Administrative Assistant, AU Campus Dining At the beginning of a new year, we often envision a new, better course for our lives, and what better way to start charting our course than by checking a compass?  It not only reveals the direction we’re traveling, but…
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January 5, 2017
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On Beekeeping, Queens, and Her Royal Court

Post contributed by Claire Walter, Alumna '16, English, Spanish, and Hunger Studies In the north-eastern province of Fiji’s largest island, Vanua Levu, lies the agricultural town of Labasa. Known primarily for its sugar cane production, Labasa houses the only sugar mill on the island as well as the countless farmers…
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January 5, 2017
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The Poultry Process

Post contributed by Jacob Helf, Student, Interdisciplinary Studies with emphases in Physics, Hunger Studies, and Sustainability Studies Jacob proudly displays some of his handy-work. It was day two of Cegu Farms. I had accepted my role as the kitchen boy after having decided to create a cookbook for the Fijians…
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January 5, 2017