Furman Culinary Club Samples Flavors from the Mediterranean

 This Sunday, the Furman Culinary Club hosted their first workshop for the school year featuring flavors from the Mediterranean. Special thanks to the workshop host Avery Hudson and Furman Culinary Club president Yolanda Jiang for coordinating such a fun event! Avery (on the left in the photo below) was excited to share some of her [...]

CLP: Gene Baur speaks about Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary President and Co-founder, presents “Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices” a thought-provoking look at the profound impacts of our food choices. Speaking from decades of experience, Baur’s nonjudgmental approach appeals to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from legislative and agribusiness groups to schools and religious and social organizations. He discusses the [...]

A Taste of Greece Culinary Club Workshop

Please join us for our next Culinary Club Workshop:  A Taste of Greece.  Health Science major Avery Hudson will share some of her favorite Mediterranean recipes from a recent trip to Greece. Students will work at stations to prepare a dish and then we will share a meal together. Date:  Sunday, October 19 Time:  4-6 [...]

New hybrid bikes available to check out at the PAC

Beginning Monday, September 22, the Furman Fitness Center will offer five new hybrid (mountain / road) bicycles at the Fitness Center desk that can be checked out by faculty, staff, and students at no charge.  Helmets and bike locks will also be provided. Users will need to bring a valid Furman ID and complete a consent form [...]

FUEL Intervention Fall 2014: Registration Open

FUEL Intervention Fall 2014:  Registration is Open Improve your health– one plate at a time. FUEL is a plate-based dietary intervention designed to improve nutrient intake, facilitate weight management, and reduce health outcomes associated with chronic disease.  It is available to Furman faculty, staff, and dependents at no cost. Participants are asked to conform most [...]

FIT Rx Fall 2014: Registration Open

FIT Rx Fall 2014:  Registration is Open! Did you know that exercise is medicine?  According to the American College of Sports Medicine 2011 Position Stand, exercise can help to alleviate or eliminate many conditions and chronic diseases that we face today. For example, exercise can: decrease the risk of all cause mortality and cardiovascular disease [...]

Furman Group Exercise Fall 2014 Schedule

Welcome back Paladins!  Furman Group Exercise Classes begin on Tuesday, August 26! We have added a few new additions to the schedule– early morning Cycling classes, lunchtime Beginner Body Fit, afternoon Kickboxing, and separate Beginner/ Advanced Yoga classes in the evening.  And of course your favorite Boot Camp, Body Fit, Yoga, Aqua Power, and Zumba [...]

Summer Scholars 2014: Live Well

Summer Scholars 2014:  Prospective Furman students experience the field of Health Sciences and learn how to “Live Well” Every summer, I have the pleasure of spending one week with 7-15 prospective Furman students in the Summer Scholars program.  Summer Scholars are rising high school juniors or seniors who have expressed an interest in attending Furman [...]

Upstate SC Farm Tour: Connecting Consumers with Farmers

We spent Saturday exploring a few local farms with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s 8th Annual Upstate Farm Tour.  The tours are designed to connect consumers with local farmers who use sustainable agricultural practices. I love the chance to see where and how food is grown …and sneak a few cooking tips from the pros [...]

Greenville Saturday Farmer’s Market Recipes

We stopped by the Downtown Greenville Saturday Farmer’s Market this weekend and had a blast!  My kids were pretty mopey at first because they thought that I was dragging them shopping.  Once they tasted the Oatmeal Strawberry Bar from the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery and washed it down with some Passionfruit Iced Tea from Tealoha [...]