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FALL SNACK-Now that our gardens are producing more than we could ever eat, its time to get creative with snack recipes.

Cooking with Maggie: Healthy harvesting hacks

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor September 20, 2021
It’s just about harvest season in Northern Michigan. Soon the nights will get too cold for open windows and the leaves will crunch under our feet. Perhaps this year you finally lived out your fantasy of having a lush summer garden full of fresh veggies and herbs. But now comes the overwhelming act of harvesting all your fresh goodies, and oh dear, there’s quite a lot.
Overhead picture of vegetables harvested by by the Hoop House

Gardening and sustainability available to NMU students

Ashley Beronja September 16, 2020

Gardening is an excellent way for students to maintain a healthy mental state while consuming fresh food they have grown themselves. There are many opportunities both on and off-campus to get involved...

Photo courtesy of Marquette Climbers Cooperative 
DOWN AND DIRTY­­—Community members gather in the Marquette Climber’s Cooperative greenhouse on Saturday, Jan. 25 to learn about sustainable gardening. Senior biology major Bryce DeMers, member of the co-op refers to the text, “The Rocket Mass Heater Builder’s Guide” when explaining the greenhouse dynamic. The rocket mass heater they use is a space heating system expanded from a type of efficient wood burning stove, the rocket stove.

Mqt Climber’s Co-op offers workshops

Adan Mulvaney January 30, 2020

Earthy tones and a fresh scent seeps out of the floorboards of the century old building that houses the U.P’s only permaculture housing cooperative, located in the heart of Marquette. Some students...

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