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Oregon State University PhD student Saichon Sumantakul (left) and second year biohealth science major Melissa Richards preparing silverware for Stone Soup diners at First Christian Church in downtown Corvallis, Ore. on May 24.

Stone Soup Corvallis Inc. faces increased demand for meals, seeks community volunteers

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

Corvallis Ore. based group Stone Soup Corvallis Inc. has experienced increases in demand for meals as high as 40% this year compared to last year, and is seeking the help of volunteers.  “This demand,...

The Peace Seedlings booth at the Corvallis, Ore. Farmers Market on April 16. The business, which sells bouquets, seeds, handmade baskets and more, is run by Dylana Kapuler and Mario DiBenedetto.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market outdoor season returns, features new OSU food truck

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 22, 2022

The Corvallis, Ore. Farmers’ Market outdoor season returned on April 16 with a variety of vendors, including a new Oregon State University food truck and a re-opened vendor booth. A substantial crowd...

Owners Keara (left) and Tristan James with their son of New Morning Bakery located at 219 SW Second St. in Corvallis, Ore. They have been a part of Corvallis Culinary Month for many years and were going to participate in 2022 as well before its cancellation.

Corvallis Culinary Month 2022 canceled, community urged to eat local

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
January 22, 2022

Corvallis Culinary Month usually provides an opportunity for restaurants to increase business during the slowest time of year, but has been canceled this year amid rising COVID-19 cases and staffing shortages. The...

A vendor at the farmers’ market, Sam from Brandywine Fisheries, weighing salmon on Oct. 9. Salmon is integral to Indigenous cuisine in the Pacific Northwest.

Brockman: Examine Indigenous food for greater cultural awareness on Thanksgiving

Luke Brockman, Columnist
November 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Curiosity can often lead to knowledge and fulfilment,...

Beerhaus is a German inspired bar and restaurant located in downtown Corvallis, Ore. The creation of Beerhaus
started with the idea to provide the Corvallis community with a brand-new German inspired bar to create
unique experiences for families, couples and college students alike.

New central-European restaurant seeks to provide unique food, experiences

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
October 14, 2021

A new Bavarian experience on the corner of Jackson Avenue and 1st Street is available to any-and-all lovers of beer, wine and central-European food. Introducing: Beerhaus Tap House. Beerhaus is owned...

Freshman Jacob Yen orders at Five Four One at McNary, one of the dining halls on campus that offers a variety of restaurants.

Oregon State University offers an array of food, drink options

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
June 22, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

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“On the front lines”: grocery workers help keep Corvallis fed during pandemic

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
May 13, 2020

Grocery workers in Corvallis and surrounding communities face potential viral exposure to themselves and families as their work keeps food available during the COVID-19 pandemic.Miles Eshaia, the communications...

A shopper, carrying a basket walks down the chip isle of Winco on Feb. 25. Winco is a popular store choice for Oregon State University students to go to for their weekly groceries.

Ruotolo: OSU students need affordable grocery options

Tosca Ruotolo, Columnist
March 2, 2020

While “barely surviving off of Top Ramen” is a common stereotype of college students, food insecurity is a difficult reality for many Oregon State University attendees. Though many students prepare...

Akon performing his musical set at DAM JAM 2019 in front of a crowd of OSU students. 

DAM JAM 2019 full of hits from 2000s

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
June 3, 2019

Correction: We initially reported the incorrect title for an unreleased song played by student DJ Arii Mas. Oregon State University hosted the annual Dam Jam concert in Reser Stadium for the second year,...

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Salmon Bake honors Native American culture

Matthew Brooks, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

As the Friday-morning clouds opened up to rays of sunshine, a line of people formed to get their hands on some of the salmon being served at this year’s Salmon Bake—an annual event hosted by the Native...

Trash sits on a carousel, waiting to be taken by a University Housing and Dining Services employee and sorted. 

OSU implements new technology to cut back on food waste

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
May 13, 2019

Oregon State University Housing and Dining Services has recently implemented new technology to help measure, monitor, report and set reduction goals for pre-consumer wasted food with the help of a State...

Rebecca Macomber, Nreeners employee, hands a freshly-prepared Italian sausage to customer Marin Rosenquist.

Food cart serves up hot sandwiches for baseball season

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
April 29, 2019

For the past month, a bright orange food truck parked outside of the Oregon State University bookstore has been serving up pastrami, cheesesteak, and sausage to hungry passer-bys. Though N’Reeners New...

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