More than 50 cardboard boats constructed by student groups, community organizations, businesses, individuals, families and media companies have registered to compete in the April 20 Float Your Boat for the Food Bank cardboard boat race.
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50+ boats entered in Float Your Boat for the Food Bank race
MU to foster food pantry capacity, education in rural Missouri
The Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and the Health Communication Research Center housed in the University of Missouri School of Journalism, will work to increase the availability of healthy foods and nutrition education in food pantries in Missouri.
Summit partners researchers with those dealing with food insecurity
Sandy Rikoon is conducting an experiment with his food insecurity symposium Oct. 17-19. Rather than hold sessions where academics present their research conclusions into the causes and consequences of insufficient food distribution in America, the director of MU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security is creating a forum where the people on the front lines of the problem will tell the researchers how they use current data and what new information are needed.
The Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center (HARC), famous for its Chestnut Festival, will host a Field Day on Saturday, June 30. Two tours will cover more than a dozen topics from raising truffles, nuts and fruits to establishing alley cropping systems and growing biomass in a flood plain.