Food Day at UM
Each fall, the University observes Food Day, a celebration for healthy, local and sustainably produced food. The event, which UM began hosting in 2011, focuses on raising awareness among students, faculty and staff about the importance of real food, as well as local food-related resources.
2017 Food Day Events
Local Dining at Lenoir
Monday, October 3 – Friday, October 6
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Lenoir Dining
Enjoy a delicious meal right here on campus that features local food.
Food Day Festival and Farmer’s Market
Thursday, October 5
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Galtney-Lott Plaza
Shop with a variety of local vendors and farmers from the North Mississippi area, learn about issues like sustainable agriculture and food insecurity, meet on campus food and wellness groups, and sample some of the great food Mississippi has to offer!
To sign up as a vendor for this year’s Food Day Festival and Farmer’s Market, fill out this online form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gQUQvtAFpFhTZrgweazpLAiM3W1rQDEdAwHu-D2z_t4/
Friday, October 13th
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Medicinal Plant Garden
Learn about the Ole Miss Compost Program and help them sift their freshly composted soil! Sign up to volunteer here.
Mostly Meatless Monday
Monday, October 23
Learn about the impact your consumption of meat has on the environment all while enjoying a variety of meatless meals offered by the Rebel Market.