The 10-week program began Jan. 14, but UCR faculty, staff and students can participate for the final five weeks if they register by Feb. 18.

A full share, good for a family of four (or a couple of hungry vegetarians) includes five types of seasonal fruits, five types of seasonal vegetables and one herb. It costs $28 a week — about $140 for the final five weeks. Medium shares cost $18 a week, and include half counts on the fruits, and half counts on four of the veggies. Participants can pick up their produce every Thursday, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. at the Market at Glen Mor.

For more information or to sign up online, visit UCR’s FarmShare site, sponsored the UCR Wellness Program for Faculty and Staff, Dining Services, Sustainability and the UCR Global Food Initiative Committee. Or read more about the program at http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/34251.

Questions about the program should be directed to Wellness Program Coordinator Julie Chobdee at extension 2-1488 or julie.chobdee@ucr.edu.

UCR Library Awarded $10,000 Grant to Participate in the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Initiative

As part of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Initiative, the UCR Library is showcasing a host of events that include film screenings, presentations from UCR scholars, dramatic readings, and performances in order to familiarize the public with the people, places, history and contributions of Latino Americans in the United States.

The next event will be a lecture and workshop on the Latino American Studies Resources at UCR’s Tomás Rivera Library on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The lecture will be provided by Rhonda Neugebauer, UCR Library Latin American and Iberian studies bibliographer.

To learn more about UCR Library’s involvement in this initiative and about upcoming events, read more here.

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