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March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center. » More …

Healthy food nearby eases urge to seek poorer choices

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

Rachel-Bailey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University research has found that the biological motivation to forage for food has implications for healthy eating interventions. » More …

Partnership provides low-income access to fresh foods

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The Market in WSU’s Global Scholars Hall.

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services at Washington State University has partnered with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make fresh foods more accessible for qualified low-income students and families at The Market. » More …

WSU chef earns industry’s highest certification

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

jason-butcheritePULLMAN, Wash. – Following two years of planning, learning and polishing his cooking skills, Washington State University chef Jason Butcherite has received executive chef certification from the American Culinary Federation. » More …

Two earn honors for family food health, education

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Diane Smith

BURLINGTON, Wash. – Diane Smith and Susie Craig, Washington State University Extension, each earned regional awards recently from a national association for meeting family and community food health and education needs. » More …

Register by March 31 for April 8 Edible Book Festival

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Edible-Book-Festival-webPULLMAN, Wash. – What better way to enjoy two of life’s greatest pleasures – books and food – than combining them? That’s the premise behind Washington State University Libraries’ inaugural Edible Book Festival on Friday, April 8 – a new offering for WSU Mom’s Weekend. » More …

Culture affects food aversions of pregnant women

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

pregnant-woman-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – A pregnant woman’s relationship with food isn’t only about what she wants. It’s also about what she doesn’t. » More …

Quinoa twist on Brazilian street food wins top award

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

JessicaMurray-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Jessica Murray, a Washington State University graduate student from Woodland, Wash., used the crunch of quinoa, a popular new superfood, to put an international award-winning twist on a Brazilian snack. » More …