Cal Poly Andaaz is hosting a Mumbai Thrift Market on Wednesday and Thursday. Emulating an Indian retail marketplace, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days at Dexter Lawn. Students will be able to enjoy music and live performances and have the chance to purchase thrifted clothing, Indian jewelry and […]
CalFresh recipients are temporarily able to purchase hot meals
CalFresh recipients can now purchase hot foods from food stores and grocery stores that accept EBT until Feb. 20. CalFresh is a government program that gives recipients $281 per month to spend on groceries. The temporary hot food program started on Jan. 25 as a result of the presidential disaster declaration issued in reaction to […]
Watch: A look inside Cal Poly’s annual CultureFest
Cal Poly hosted its annual CultureFest event on October 22nd. CultureFest is an opportunity for students to celebrate diversity in different cultures at Cal Poly. The event features many of Cal Poly’s cultural clubs and organizations coming out and selling traditional foods to share their culture with the Cal Poly community. Students also showcase pieces […]
Campus Dining hosts ‘Food For Thought’ forum
Cal Poly Campus Dining hosted ‘Food For Thought’ on Tuesday in the University Union. The forum allowed students to make public comments and suggestions to dining representatives and chefs. The discussion is meant to allow students to voice their concerns and allow dining to make changes that meet the needs of students. Topics ranged from […]
Campus Dining to host ‘Food for Thought’ open forum event for students
The Campus Dining Advisory committee will be hosting the ‘Food for Thought’ open forum in which students can provide feedback and ideas regarding campus dining. The forum will be held on April 19 from 6:10-7 p.m. inside the University Union. Students will also have the opportunity to ask questions about campus dining directly to the […]
How a vegetarian food truck became the silver lining of a tragedy
Ivy Alvarado was making a sandwich when her body hit the ground. The now 28-year-old San Luis Obispo local went into cardiac arrest more than 10 years ago while working at Subway, which left her in a coma for 10 days. After a long recovery, Alvarado decided to combine her fascination with food and people […]
Students seeking sustainable produce look beyond the grocery store
Conjoined carrots, pointy potatoes, zig-zagging zucchini – not all produce turns out looking perfect. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture estimates that one third of all produce goes uneaten. This is in part because the produce simply looks too imperfect to sell, even though it’s perfectly edible. Many people looking to reduce waste […]
Local chef brings overnight-baked bread to local shops
From 2 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Veatch bakes his homemade products, just in time for his pop-up location for the morning.
Celebrating Black Love in elegance at the SLO Museum of Art
Black Student Union threw their annual Black Love celebration Feb. 23 at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. With three hours of non-stop piano from music sophomore Edmond McGinley and drum riffs from James Balseiro, food catered by Nipomo House of Prayer Church of God in Christ chef Walter Harris, the Black fashion, Black […]
Students grow produce with self-sustaining agriculture on experimental farm
What used to be an empty space filled with grass and weeds on the outskirts of campus is now a flourishing garden complete with flowers, fruits, vegetables and even chickens.
New downtown pub with “approachable” food will open next week
The gastropub will sell 30 craft beers — 75 percent of which are local to the Central Coast. Finney’s offers “approachable” food, all made fresh daily in their scratch kitchen, according to founder Greg Finefrock.