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Omega FoodWorks, the team responsible for overseeing the food at Omega's Dining Hall and Café, is committed to using as much local produce as possible. FoodWorks executive...

Anyone who has been closely involved in social or environmental justice work for a while is likely to have experienced moments of complete overwhelm, even sometimes to the point of hopelessness. It’s very easy to feel like all of your best...

It’s dinnertime. You’ve chopped the onions, turned on the stove, and you need to add some oil to the pan.

But which one to use?

The ...

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this.”

“The thought makes me nauseous.”

“I’ve got butterflies in my stomach.”

These common phrases intuitively express what science now recognizes: there is a...

1. Access to Safe, Nutritious Food
Urban agriculture is an important part of an ecologically sustainable and abundant food production system. According to the USDA,...

Omega staff participates annually in a holiday food drive and contributes to the long tradition of collecting food and goods for neighbors in need. This year, staff collected food items to deliver to Family of Woodstock's Darmstadt Homeless...

Omega recently hosted a gathering to talk about food quality. Judith D Schwartz reported on the event in The Guardian: "When it comes to eating well, the advice we get is that fresh is better than processed, fruit and veg are better than...

When choosing what to eat, it is safe to say that 90% of the time such choices are not made in front of our computers, scrutinizing the latest analytics about sustainability and pesticide concentrations. No, these choices are more often made on...

Reawaken your sense of pleasure and satisfaction at mealtime by trying one of the primary practices of mindfulness: slow down and pay attention. Jan Chozen-Bays, a...

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