Tag Archives: Campus Kitchens

Campus Kitchens ‘Raising the Dough’ for fresh foods

February 22, 2018
By Dr. Avery Livingston Stewart

Everyone knows that you should eat fresh foods to stay healthy, however, many people in Troy, Alabama do not have access or the money to enjoy fruits and veggies. Fresh fruits and vegetables are not only expensive, but perishable, and therefore hard for people to donate without risk of spoiling. Considering all of this, the…

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Rural hunger, gardening and fighting food insecurity in Pike County

September 26, 2017
By Dr. Avery Livingston Stewart

Hunger is a silent problem and difficult to identify. It is not just an urban problem, and affects places like Pike County. In fact, it tends to hit rural areas even harder, considering its invisible nature. Almost 23 percent of Pike County residence are food insecure. According to Feeding America (2015), that is roughly 7,400…

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Students set to take part in MLK Days of Service

January 16, 2017
By Savanah Weed

Troy University students will have the opportunity to participate in the MLK Days of Service from Jan. 18 through Jan. 21.

 

Eleven years after legislation passed to declare the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a federal holiday, Congress designated it as a national day of service in 1994 and is still…

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