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  •  BTGAP: Officially a Club!

    Curious about  how YOU can help fight hunger? Want to know what local companies are doing to help with poverty? Are you interested in getting more involved on campus? Join BTGAP. We have some cool events planned for Spring Quarter, like movie screenings, newsletters, volunteering with the local Second Harvest Food Bank, and a week of events to educate students about global and domestic hunger. Get excited for 8 weeks (and many more) of learning about the causes of poverty, and how we can make a lasting change! We're having our first meeting next Thursday at 8pm, location TBD ...but you will know as soon as we do! Don't forget to check out our FaceBook page!! Feel free to comment or post on our page if you have any questions or cool ideas, we want to hear them!!!

    If you would like to be added to our emailing list, forward your contact information to Lisa McMonagle at lmcmonagle@scu.edu.

  •  FAI Summer Internship

    The Food & Agribusiness Institute’s “Real Cost of a Healthy Meal” project is a long-term study started in 2011. Interns will research the ability of low-income individuals to purchase “healthy” foods by USDA guidelines with their food stamp allotments through interviews, diet analysis and food cost surveys. The internship will not only allow interns to improve their understanding of the links between public policy, economics, health and social justice, but it will also influence their ability to communicate, increase their working knowledge of Excel, and expose them to database software.

    This is one of our research assistants, Nick, interviewing a client for the
  •  Olive Oil Tasting & Business Overview

    Next week on Wednesday April 24th, the Food & Agribusiness Network will be making their first showcase as  a club on campus! Amphora Olive Oil will be holding a tasting event, as well as a business overview on what it takes to run such a global, high quality business. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided to all who come!

    Event Details: 

    April 24th, 2013

    5:00-7:00pm

    Lucas Hall Rm. 106

    RSVP @ http://amphoraoiltasting.eventbrite.com

     

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