Monthly Archives: April 2011

SMU Farmers Market Tips and Tidbits

There is such a thing as “good” fat, and avocados are chock full of them!  Avocados are high in monounsaturated fats, which help lower cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. Head on over to the SMU Farmers’ Market for … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market – Tips and Tidbits

Cooking with herbs is a great, healthy way to pack flavor into dishes while limiting salt (the sodium in salt can be bad for your health).  Stop by the SMU Farmers’ Market and check out our selection of farm-fresh herbs.  … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market Tips and Tidbits

Citrus fruits are excellent sources of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that can reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.  Come to the SMU Farmers’ Market to check out the great selection of citrus fruits including blood oranges, … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market – Take the Market Survey

Respond to the survey and enter a drawing to win a Market Gift Basket! We’re asking for your feedback regarding your Farmers Market experience in order to help us plan for future events and to gauge your understanding of the RFoC healthy meal … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market Tips and Tidbits

An apple a day just might keep the doctor away!  Studies show that fruits and veggies are rich in antioxidants and other phytochemicals that provide a host of health benefits.    Vegetables are naturally high in fiber and other vitamins and … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market – Tour SMU’s Community Garden!

Join us on the SMU Community Garden tour and see how others have organized their garden.   Theology Professor Elaine Heath will share her knowledge and tell you how the Community Garden supports our DFW community. Two tours will be offered: Thursday, … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market Tips and Tidbits

 Deep orange fruits and veggies contain tons of good-for-you vitamin A antioxidants that not only promote eye health but also promote overall health.  The SMU Farmers’ Market offers a vast array, such as organic baby carrots, papayas, grape tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes to SMU’s 403(b) Retirement Plan Coming Next Year!

The SMU Department of Human Resources and an SMU faculty/staff committee (the Retirement Plan Advisory Council) have explored over the past two years ways to improve the investment education and retirement planning services available to SMU faculty and staff. As … Continue reading

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SMU Farmers Market – Container Gardening Lunch and Learn

Interested in sustainability and/or growing vegetables at home? Ever wondered what the “Good Dirt” is on container gardening? Want to know how to keep those pests from stealing your crop? If so… we’ve got the Lunch and Learn for you! Container Gardening       Friday, … Continue reading

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Real. Fresh. Fun. The Farmers Market at SMU

When? April 28 from 11am-5pm  and April 29 from 11am-2pm Where? Hughes-Trigg Commons It’s time to spring clean your dinner routine and spice it up with fresh produce, herbs, and recipe suggestions that will please your palate and keep your … Continue reading

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