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Mariachi serenades and free play at Tuesday Farmers Market

Megan Selesky gets a custom face painting design from Ronnie Mena at Matador Square. Photo credit: Daniel Shin

Daniel Shin

November 3, 2015

Farmers Market attendees were greeted with a more festive and playful atmosphere, thanks to the serenading sounds of a live mariachi band, face painting and a special play day event hosted by CSUN's Tourism and Recreation Department. Associated Students brought the local mariachi band El Gallo de...

Taking advantage of the farmer’s market

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Cicely Chisholm

February 26, 2015

On this week's Dinner Thyme, we're going to show you three recipes you can make with the ingredients available at the Associated Student's farmer's market. It's now easier to buy fresh produce and ingredients. What used to require a drive or long walk to the nearest grocery store is now just a short...

Watch: A.S Farmer’s Market

Watch: A.S Farmer's Market

Matthew Beavers

February 4, 2015

CSUN held its very first Farmer's Market Tuesday, February 2nd, near the Magnolia Walk. Local produce and food vendors were there to showcase their fresh and healthy food for CSUN students. The Farmer's Market will be held every Tuesday from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Shot And Edited By Matthew Beavers and Alex...

Farmer’s market bringing fresh produce to campus

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Jamie Perez

February 4, 2015

Mounds of fresh fruit and vegetables blanketed the surface of various venders’ tables as students rushed to the brim of each station, waving their money to buy the fresh products at the opening event of the Farmer’s Market on campus. The ribbon cutting at the opening ceremony took place at the...

A farmer’s market may be headed to a campus near you

A farmer's market may be headed to a campus near you

Amanda Blake

April 4, 2014

In 2010, the CSUN Marilyn Magaram Center (MMC) for Food Science, Nutrition, and Dietetics investigated bringing a farmers market to the CSUN campus. Logistical hurdles being what they were, a partnership was formed instead with Underwood Family Farms and the current Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Progra...

Cook some farmer’s market fresh recipes over spring break

Cook some farmer's market fresh recipes over spring break

Jake Fredericks

April 3, 2014

There is no one-stop shop when it comes to purchasing food. Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons are great places to buy bulk-cases of soft drinks and family size bags of potato chips, but fresh produce? Fuhgettaboutit! Even specialty grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods have a finite amount of...

Coming to a farmer’s market nearest you

Jake Fredericks

April 2, 2014

Name: Northridge Farmers Market Location: 9301 Tampa Ave. Northridge, CA 91324 (Northridge Mall) Market Open: Wednesdays 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. (March-Oct.) Good For: Families, free samples, dinner, date night About: The Northridge Farmers Market is a nice place for the families and students residing in the Vall...

Farmers markets, the urban grocer

Jake Fredericks

March 31, 2014

Thank goodness for bees. Without these amazing winged specimens the season of spring would cease to exist. You don’t have look very far to see how impactful the bees’ labor of love stretches, simply look toward the variety of produce, offered in great quantities from vendors at Los Angeles’ farmers m...

USU holds event to promote student health and wellness

USU holds event to promote student health and wellness

Andrew Martinez

October 9, 2013

The USU hosted the Welcome to Wellness event on Wednesday Oct. 9, which educated students about health and wellness and featured a free farmers' market, exercise classes and various interactive activities....

How to make a Bun Me! sandwich at home

How to make a Bun Me! sandwich at home

Jake Fredericks

September 4, 2013

Unleash your inner chef and attempt to make the classic Vietnamese banh mi sandwich at home by following these easy steps.

CSUN community fights for sustainable eats on campus

Krista Daly

April 28, 2011

Melissa Schwartz is a woman on a mission. The 29-year-old has been persistent in her campaigning to get the CSUN campus dining areas to switch to cage-free eggs. “Going cage free is important for the well being of the animals, human health and the environment,” said Schwartz, who is currently working...

Work continues toward on-campus farmers market, Current economic climate to blame for stalled effort

Susan Murray

April 21, 2010

When Erica Wohldmann moved to California she made the conscious decision to vote with her fork. For the last two years, Wohldmann, an assistant professor of psychology, has dedicated herself to starting a farmers market on campus. “A CSUN farmers market would serve its 30,000 campus community, plus its surrounding community,” Wohldmann said. “I gave up purchasing produce at the regular grocery store and started buying onl...

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