Food Day Event

Western Oregon University Food Day

The second annual celebration of real food at Western Oregon University.

ALL DAY:  Pumpkins for People- Werner University Center (WUC), Plaza

Donate non-perishable food or money to the WOU Campus Food Pantry on Thursday (Friday if supplies last!) and get a pumpkin just in time for Halloween. Pumpkins donated by Charlie’s Produce.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm: Food Day Information Fair-Werner University Center, 2nd Floor

Various vendors and organizations including:

○    Odwalla

○    Portland Roasting Company

○    Charlie’s Produce

○    Columbia Gorge Organic

○    WOU Campus Garden

○    WOU Food Pantry

○    Skout Natural Foods

○    Yeasty Beasty

○    Western Compass Fair Trade table

○    WOU Green Team

○    WOU campus recycling demonstration and tips by Dining Services

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Mi Pura Vida Loca: Lessons from the Jungle Kitchen - WUC, Columbia Rm

Misha Peel, Healthy Communities Coordinator for Polk County, shares her food-related experiences learning about sustainable living and agriculture in Costa Rica.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Never Fry Bacon Naked: The Role of Food in Romantic Relationships – WUC, Columbia Room

There are many parallels between food and sex, but people rarely discuss the connection between food and relationships. WOU’s Dr. Natalie DeWitt discusses how eating and cooking play a monumental role in developing relationships, and how it stands as a test of relationship potential and longevity. Are you and your sweetie compatible in the kitchen?

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  “Clean Dinner & a Movie” -  Valsetz Dining Hall, Food Court

Clean foods are fruits, vegetables and grains free of chemicals and animal products raised without hormones or antibiotics. Clean foods are not only grown or raised without chemicals but are also picked and prepared at peak freshness.

Diner has à la carte pricing. Meal Plans, Debit/Credit Cards and Cash accepted tenders. Check the Campus Dining Website for menu and pricing.

6:00 pm: FREE Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Valsetz Dining Hall, Mt. Jefferson Room   

Watch the film while enjoying a "clean" meal from the Valsetz Dining Hall, Food Court. Check the Campus Dining Website for menu and pricing.

7:30 pm: FREE Caramel Apples - Valsetz Dining Hall, Mt. Jefferson Room

Local apples and caramel sponsored by the WOU Green Team, a student-led organization committed to sustainable practices and recycling in campus residence halls.

October 24, 2013 at 11am - 8pm
Western Oregon University Werner Center
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, OR 97361
United States
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