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The College Greens: Tara, Jenna, and Craig. Tara is a junior at Bucknell University, currently majoring in Education and minoring in Creative Writing, and planning to do a nutrition program upon graduation. Jenna is a sophomore attending Duquesne University, and she is studying to become a Physician Assistant. Both Tara and Jenna are certified in Plant-Based Nutrition through Dr.Campbell's eCornell program. Craig is a senior at Bucknell University. He is majoring in Chemistry and minoring in English, and is planning to go to medical school to become a pediatrician, where he hopes to incorporate lifestyle medicine in his practice.

The Urban Garden Campaign: Growing a Better Future

The Urban Garden Campaign: Growing a Better Future.. The College Greens Picture this – you’re on-stage at an elementary school assembly, looking out at one hundred adorable, little, can-hardly-sit-still youngsters, and all eyes are on you.  You go through a ‘healthy diet’ program that you’ve been given – how fruits and veggies are important, how [&hellip

The College Greens: Roy’s Story

This week, The College Greens are sharing Craig’s dad (Roy)’s story.  He’s come a long way in the past year and is an inspiration to all of us.  We are so proud of him!! I owe my current state of health to The College Greens.  This is my note of thanks as I approach my [&hellip

The College Greens: New Years Resolution- Sustainability

The new year is just that, NEW!  Where and who do you want to be in 2013?!  While you can start something new any day of the year, January 1st is an opportunity to really, as Rich Roll would say, “draw a firm line in the sand.”  This is the time to sit down and [&hellip

The College Greens: 5 Holiday Tips

5 Holiday Tips from The College Greens: Indulge in the right ways The holidays are seen as a time to “indulge.” People tend to forget the diet, forget the exercise, and just get their last hoorahs in before they have to make a New Year’s resolution. But there are other ways to indulge than just [&hellip

The College Greens: Rethinking Our Caffeine Crush

Rethinking Our Caffeine Crush More than 50% of Americans drink coffee daily. And we all know that if you drink coffee, it is unlikely that you just have one cup. Many people use coffee as their fuel to get them through each day; a cup in the morning to wake you up, refills throughout the [&hellip

The College Greens: Plant-Strongifying Recipes!

Plant-Strongifying Recipes When you start eating a plant-strong diet, there are a lot of “typical” or “traditional” foods that don’t make the cut. This can be especially hard around the holidays, when family recipes and holiday customs are so tightly tied to the celebrations. Most of the time, we recommend that you try to find [&hellip

The College Greens: Plant Powered Stress Management

Plant Powered Stress Management Get a full night’s sleep, eat a good breakfast, and take the morning to clear your head with a walk, a run, or some music.  This is the mantra of midterms and finals, the advice we hear from just about every professor right before a major exam.  And thankfully so, for [&hellip

The College Greens: Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks There’s no questioning the fact that Thanksgiving traditions revolve around food.  But as we all know (but often forget) the day is first and foremost about giving thanks.  Life can be really hectic, frustrating, and stressful sometimes, and that’s so easy to get caught up in.  Taking the time to look at the [&hellip

A Plant-Strong Turkey Day: The College Greens

A Plant-Strong “Turkey Day”  Basically every holiday is centered around food. And the most prominent food-centered holiday in American culture is coming up in the next few weeks: Thanksgiving. Or, as it is commonly called these days, “Turkey Day.” A day devoted to cooking and eating an elaborate meal. A day where many feel that [&hellip