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Meet Your Farmer Lunch

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Meet Your Farmer Lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Brown Hall
Area farmers will be on hand to discuss their work and their produce which will be featured in this all-you-care-to-eat buffet lunch for $8.28 per person plus tax.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Laura Sexton - Mushrooms as Medicine

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Mushrooms as Medicine: A Closer Look at the Healing Powers of Fungi in People and Environment, 6-7:30 p.m., UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union rooms 221-222
Laura Sexton, registered dietitian with Chartwells, UNC Asheville Dining Services, will discuss edible mushroom species from the region and how they can serve as sustainable food and medicine sources for humans, animals and forests.

This event is part of UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Carolyn Finney - Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces and Other Stories of Possibility

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. This event is free and open to everyone, and is the keynote talk for UNC Asheville's Spring Greenfest 2017.

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Women's History Month Heart Health Panel

  • 03/21
  • 12:16 pm-12:16 pm

This event is part of Women's History Month 2017 at UNC Asheville, and is free and open to everyone. 

This discussion, How to Prevent a Broken Heart, is about the reasons for the greater prevalence of heart disease among African-American women and will also include prevention strategies. The facilitators will be Ameena Batada, UNC Asheville associate professor of health and wellness, and JeWana Grier-McEachin, director of programs for ABIPA (Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement). 6-7 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in the Highsmith Union Intercultural Center.

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Health Policy in a Time of Crisis - Talk by Medical Anthropologist Bayla Ostrach

  • 03/21
  • 12:16 pm-12:16 pm

Bayla Ostrach's book Health Policy in a Time of Crisis: Abortion, Austerity and Access is based on her research in Catalunya.  During this lunchtime talk, Dr. Ostrach will focus on her participants' experiences--both providers and women seeking care-- and reflect on what these stories reveal about health care systems amid the crisis of capitalism, reproductive governance, and women's determination to get the health care they need.

The talk is free and open to the public and sponsored by UNC Asheville's Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

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Brown Bag Talk by Jeanne Dairaghi and Ayden Jones

  • 03/21
  • 12:16 pm-12:16 pm

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talks take place on Thursdays at noon in Special Collections, with light refreshments served and brown bags welcome. Free and open to everyone.

Jeanne Dairaghi and Ayden Jones, both project managers at UNC Asheville's NC Center for Health & Wellness, will be the speakers on March 9 and they provide this description:

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Take it Like a Man: The Language of Male Mental Health

  • 03/21
  • 12:16 pm-12:16 pm

This lunch-and-learn discussion will be facilitated by UNC Asheville Director of Student Health and Counseling Jay Cutspec and Catie Beaulieu, counselor. Noon-1 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union Intercultural Center.

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Medicare Choices Made Easy - March workshop

  • 03/21
  • 12:05 pm-12:05 pm

This workshop presented in partnership between the Council on Aging of Buncombe County and OLLI - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Ashville, offers unbiased and accurate information is available from trained volunteers from the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

The workshop begins at 2 p.m., but come early to get questions answered about Social Security benefits and Medicare enrollment beginning at noon.

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Medicare Choices Made Easy -January workshop

  • 03/21
  • 12:05 pm-12:05 pm

This workshop presented in partnership between the Council on Aging of Buncombe County and OLLI - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Ashville, offers unbiased and accurate information is available from trained volunteers from the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

The workshop begins at 2 p.m., but come early to get questions answered about Social Security benefits and Medicare enrollment beginning at noon.

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Fab Friday Lunch & Learn - Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease

  • 03/21
  • 12:05 pm-12:05 pm

Fab Friday lunch & learn lectures at OLLI - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville - are free and open to everyone. Socialize and enjoy stimulating presentations and dynamic questions/answer sessions. Purchase lunch in our Reuter Café or bring your own brown bag. 

Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease