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Jan 26, 2015

Edible flowers: New guide for choosing and using flowers in food

Today there is a renewed interest in edible flowers for their taste, color and fragrance. But not all flowers are edible. For guidance on how to select, grow, harvest and preserve flowers for food use, check out this new North Carolina Cooperative Extension online publication, Choosing and Using Edible Flowers (PDF). 

May 28, 2014

CALS graduate students earn top honors at national scientific meeting

The students were among winners at the 2014 Experimental Biology meetings, in conjunction with the American Society for Nutrition’s 78th Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting. 

Oct 4, 2013

Swartzel retirement, FSLI anniversary, APLU endowment are celebrated

The APLU FSLI Endowment will support the APLU Food Systems Leadership Award and future enhancements. Swartzel directed the FSLI from its founding until his recent retirement. 

Jul 23, 2013

Research Campus launches effort to engage students in science

An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university scientists, industry leaders and college students to explore how fruits and vegetables benefit human health. 

May 28, 2013

The dean’s ice cream is . . .

The votes have been counted, and Dean Richard Linton's official Howling Cow ice cream is . .

Mar 20, 2013

Faculty members attend Let’s Move event at White House

Dr. Sarah Bowen and Dr. Annie Hardison-Moody of N.C. State University, partners in a project to identify the root causes of youth obesity, recently attended a Let’s Move Faith and Communities event at the White House to hear First Lady Michelle Obama speak. 

Mar 6, 2013

Wiley tells CEFS crowd to “shine a light on” food injustice

Maya Wiley, attorney and social activist, told a Center for Environmental Farming Systems audience last week in Durham that “we need to shine a light” on injustice within the food system that affects everyone from farmers to consumers. 

Feb 7, 2013

Stewart completes Food Systems Leadership Institute program

Dr. Marshall Stewart was among the 20 fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) honored recently during a ceremony at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in Denver. 

Nov 27, 2012

Temple Grandin to address Carolina Meat Conference, Dec. 3

Dr. Temple Grandin, renown designer of humane livestock facilities, will be the keynote speaker at the second Carolina Meat Conference, Dec. 3, at the WinMock Dairy and Event Center in Bermuda Run, west of Winston-Salem. The conference will run Dec. 3-4. 

Jun 27, 2012

Tyre Lanier named IFT Fellow

Dr. Tyre Lanier, professor of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists.