January-February 2013

How to Organize a Farm Tour

February 26, 2013 Garrett Berdan

In 2012, the Oregon and Washington State Academies of Nutrition and Dietetics teamed up to offer a pre-conference farm tour before their joint annual meeting. A group of 35 registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered

Spring 2012

Six Ways You Can Waste Less Food

May 5, 2012 Garrett Berdan

Vegetable trimmings, buffet leftovers, accidental spoilage, cooking mishaps—food waste is a fact of life in commercial kitchens, supermarkets, restaurants and at home. Food waste accounted for 14 percent—or 35 million tons—of total municipal solid waste

Winter 2012

Savor: Onions

February 5, 2012 Garrett Berdan

Nutritional Benefits of Onions By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE This relative of the lily offers low-calorie, fat-free flavor and a helping of health boosters. One cup of raw onions contains 64 calories and is