It was a hot summer day when my dad and I took our first campus tour of UMass. We were both excited to try the food that everyone had been raving about—our stomachs began to grumble at the thought of the plethora of choices that would soon be in front of us. We ate at Hamp and were in awe of the delicious handmade pizzas and desserts.
Heya! My name is Sammi Gay and I’m the new Student Garden Manager here with UMass Permaculture. A few things about me: I’m a NYC native and a rising junior at UMass.
Looking for a place on campus that has great vegetarian options? Look no further; this post will fill you in on all the best retail locations and hot-spots around campus for delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals, all provided to you by UMass Dining!
The 2014 Revisioning Sustainability Conference, (or RS2014) is a 4-day immersive educational experience at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. The focus of RS2014 is going “beyond sustainability” discuss the benefits of incorporating “regenerative” practices into food systems at campuses across the nation.
There is little doubt to anyone that knows me how I feel about cooking/baking shows on TV and the “Chefs” that present them. The content of many of these shows is vapid at best and the presenters/participants are merely fame seekers desperate to be noticed by someone…anyone. I say all this as a TV Chef myself but more about that later.
Trash Fish. They’re the fish you don’t usually meet: the Dog Fish, the Yellowtail Rockfish, the Sand Dab…Also known as Rough Fish, these fish species are more populated (sometimes invasive!) but just as delicious as better-known species.
Spring is just around the corner and what a better way to start it off by planting an indoor herb garden. You’re probably thinking to yourself “how do I plant an indoor herb garden when I live in a college dorm room”? No worries! Indoor herb gardening can be fun, easy and you don’t need the square footage that a regular garden requires.
The following is a “how-to” on indoor herb gardening, a unique way of growing edible plants right in the comfort of your own dorm room.
What kind of plants can I grow?