Stories about "Bates Contemplates Food"
Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates' lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius '11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college's longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.

'Students Talkin' About Food'

Friday, April 10, 2009 2:34 pm

The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain...

Food-justice advocate Winne brings praise for Bates, advice for Obama

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 4:09 pm

If you think of the yearlong Bates Contemplates Food initiative as an arch built from many stones, Mark Winne '72 set the moral keystone in place with a lecture on March 30.

Winne '72 to discuss 'Food Justice and Good Food'

Thursday, March 26, 2009 3:38 pm

Food activist Mark Winne '72, author of the book Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty, gives a talk titled "Food Justice and Good Food - When Shall the Twain Meet?" at Bates on March 30.

An international affair

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:38 am

Svitlana Orekhova '09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt '00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.

Alan Hunt '03 brings synergy to food policy

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 11:03 am

"You need to look at the whole food system" instead of the input-output view that typifies much of U.S. agriculture, says Alan Hunt '03, an agricultural policy analyst at the Northeast Midwest Institute.

Choice Meat

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 2:17 pm

This issue reflects the College's ongoing Bates Contemplates Food initiative in myriad ways, including eight profiles of alumni who produce food in Maine.

Called to the table

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:09 pm

Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.

Alumnus and Bates Contemplates Food

Saturday, November 1, 2008 1:51 pm

The cover of the Fall 2008 Bates Magazine shows Nicolas Lindholm '86 displaying tomatoes grown on his family-operated organic farm, Hackmatack Farm, in Penobscot, Maine.

Food writer Pollan explores 'American paradox'

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

The annual Otis Lecture at Bates, Pollan's droll, fact-rich talk was titled In Defense of Food: "The Omnivore's Solution."

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