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    Vanderbilt nutrition educator says St. Patrick’s Day green is the luckiest color for our diets

    The green of St. Patrick’s Day is a symbol of the luck of the Irish, and Vanderbilt nutrition educator Stacey Kendrick says when it comes to good food, green can bring good luck to our health, too. “The Dietary Guidelines for Americans wants you to eat your… Read More

    Mar. 13, 2015

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    Health plus nutrition tip: Fall into healthy eating

    Orange colored fall vegetables like pumpkins, squash and sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin A. Read More

    Sep. 19, 2014

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    VU Farmers Market begins June 5

    The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off the season on June 5. Read More

    May. 28, 2014

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    Watch video from 2013 Food Day celebration

    On Oct. 24, Vanderbilt celebrated Food Day with events at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks and the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. Read More

    Nov. 26, 2013

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    ‘Food Day’ and last Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market Oct. 24

    Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. Read More

    Oct. 10, 2013

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    Great Scott! The week in social media

    The clock on the Kirkland Hall tower is stopped at 12 o'clock. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) [View the story "Great Scott! The week in Vanderbilt social media" on Storify]… Read More

    Jun. 21, 2013

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    Summer offers fresh food options

    Are you trying to eat fresh and healthy this summer? Participate in the Health Plus More Matters program and focus on eating more fruits and vegetables. Click here to take the 10-week More Matters summer challenge. Check out this brochure from ChooseMyPlate.gov. It will give you all… Read More

    Jun. 21, 2013

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    Eat right, get active this summer

    Vanderbilt Farmers' Market (Vanderbilt University) Summer is a great time to eat more nutritiously, get active and perhaps lose some pounds in the process. The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market starts June 6. Enjoy amazing, fresh products available right on campus. The Eat Right with Healthy Bites website offers support… Read More

    May. 31, 2013

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    Get free recyclable tote bags, recipes at last Farmers’ Market of the season TODAY

    (Vanderbilt University/Steve Green) The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market will hold its final gathering of the year on Oct. 25 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Stop by and shop for local seasonal fruits and vegetables; dairy products such as goat… Read More

    Oct. 19, 2012

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    Tips for a healthier Fourth of July cookout

    Grilled vegetables are a healthy and satisfying summer dish. (iStock) What’s a Fourth of July cookout without burgers on the grill, creamy potato salad, chips and dip, cold beer and apple pie? An Independence Day celebration wouldn’t be complete without an outdoor feast. But before you dig in to… Read More

    Jun. 22, 2012

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    Farmers’ Market canceled May 31 due to forecast of severe weather

    Vanderbilt Farmers' Market The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market, held each Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. on Medical Center Plaza, is canceled today, May 31, due to a forecast of severe weather in Middle Tennessee this afternoon. The Farmers’ Market is scheduled to resume next Thursday, June 7,… Read More

    May. 31, 2012

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    VUCast Newscast: Best Books for Kids

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Tips for picking great children’s books Vandy rocketeers shoot for the stars and come out on top! A fresh feast for your body [vucastblurb]… Read More

    May. 25, 2012

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    Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3

    The Vanderbilt Farmer's Market will be open Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. all summer long. (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by… Read More

    Apr. 27, 2012

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    “Cooking with Sustainable and Local Food from the VU Farmers’ Market”

    Watch video of the first Green Bag Luncheon Series, “Cooking with Sustainable and Local Food from the VU Farmers’ Market,” which took place on September 21. The presenters were Stacey Kendrick, coordinator of health promotion for faculty/staff health and wellness at Health Plus, and Jeff Themm, director of the Nashville… Read More

    Sep. 26, 2011

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    Green Bag Luncheon Series kicks off Sept. 21 with fresh foods demonstration, tasting

    Yearlong series will address current sustainability topics Using fresh food items from the Vanderbilt Farmers' Market will be the first topic in the Green Bag Luncheon Series, which kicks off Sept. 21. (Vanderbilt University) Starting this month, Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the American… Read More

    Sep. 13, 2011

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    What’s in season at the market for August?

    Check out the August edition of What’s in Season to learn what you can find at your favorite local farmers’ markets beginning in August. There’s also a recipe using market items for Rustic Ratatouille. The 2011 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is now in full swing at two locations: Vanderbilt University… Read More

    Aug. 3, 2011

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    Meet your farmer at Farmers’ Market

    JD Country Milk offers delicious milk products such as skim milk and drinkable yogurt direct from the Shrock family in Russellville, Ky. Find JD Country Milk at the VUMC Market location. Read the Vendor Spotlight on JD Country Milk. The 2011 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is now in… Read More

    Jul. 20, 2011

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    Farmers Market in full swing at two locations

    The 2011 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is now in full swing at two locations. Vanderbilt University Main Campus Location: Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and flowers. Find the market at… Read More

    Jul. 13, 2011

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    Health Plus and Community Connections present: Taste the Local Difference

    Join Stacey Kendrick July 14 for a demonstration and tasting of several healthy recipes using fresh items from the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market. Read More

    Jul. 11, 2011

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    Farmers’ Market kicks off at 100 Oaks

    The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market at 100 Oaks begins Thursday, July 7. Enjoy the convenience and the tasty pleasures of local offerings every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. through October 27, across from the cinema. For those on the main Vanderbilt campus, another Farmers’ Market is in full swing every… Read More

    Jul. 6, 2011