Talk Healthy to Me
Feb. 1, 2015—“Is butter a carb?” asks Regina George in “Mean Girls.” The VanderBEANS set out to answer this question, and more. Last Tuesday, I joined the lovely people of Mayfield 19, a.k.a. VanderBEANS, for a panel-led discussion of nutrition for college students. The event, Talk Healthy to Me, featured guests Sarah Eanes, a Vanderbilt dietetic intern,...
To be a BEAN: Bettering Environmental Awareness and Nutrition
Jan. 25, 2015—This school year, a group of ten students is completing a Mayfield project on campus to learn how to produce and consume food in an environmentally-friendly manner. The VanderBEANS first examined their own eating habits, and then educated themselves by watching and discussing several documentaries such as Food, Inc. and King Corn. In October they spent...
Hola from Solola
May. 13, 2013—Hola! Estoy escribiendo de la casa de Manna en Solola, Guatemala. Hi! I am writing to you from the Manna Project International house in Solola, Guatemala. I arrived on Saturday morning and have spent the past few days getting oriented. Solola is about 3 hours from Guatemala City. We live in Solola, work in a town called Chaquiya, and we 'play' in a town called Pana, which is on the lake.