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October 16, 2012
MONMOUTH -- Western Oregon University will host "Food Week," a celebration and schedule of activities starting Monday centered on healthy, affordable and sustainable food that are free and open to the public.
The event is being held in conjunction with Food Day, a national effort on Oct. 24 created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Monday -- A food-and-money drive will begin for Hungry Like the Wolf, Western's campus food pantry. All day at the Werner University Center, pumpkins will be exchanged for donations.
Tuesday -- Professor Dean Braa will lead a discussion on the "Ten Myths of Hunger" in the Education Building, Room 217, at noon. There will also be a showing of the documentary "Food Inc." at 4 p.m. in Bellamy Hall.
Oct. 24 -- A number of restaurants that specialize in healthy, locally-sourced food, as well as environmentally-conscious vendors and organizations, will take part in an information fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Werner Center. The movie "Ingredients" will be shown in the Mount Jefferson Room of Valsetz Dining Hall at 6 p.m., followed by a discussion.
Oct. 25 -- Paul Nash, co-founder of EcNow Tech of Corvallis and a polymer scientist at Oregon State University, will lecture on biomaterial products at Bellamy Hall at 5 p.m.
Oct. 26 -- Hungry Like the Wolf will hold an open house in the Academic and Support Programs Building off Jackson Street and Monmouth Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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