National Nutrition

Month 2019

Welcome! We are celebrating National Nutrition Month in March and hope you'll enjoy all of the events and opportunities below! Click on the links for more details.


An RSVP is required. Call 904-620-5951 to reserve your spot!

March 1-2, 5pm-8am

Eco Adventure

Camping on Campus


Vote for your favorite Italian cuisine created by your campus dietitians!

*Regular lunch prices apply*

March 6, 11am-1pm

Osprey Cafe

Dietitian Food Battle

Learn how you could create your own infusions to improve the flavor of your water.

March 6, 4pm-6pm

Student Wellness Complex Lobby

Infused Hydration Station


Movies are even more fun when you watch them outside with friends. Enjoy a side of creepy-crawly snacks too!

March 7, 6:30pm-9pm

Ogier Gardens

'A Bug's Life' Movie Night

Mini Quiches

Enjoy mini quiches and refreshing mocktails while picking up a few tips on healthy breakfast habits.

March 12, 10am-12pm

Boardwalk by Osprey Cafe

Brunch on the Boardwalk

Join us for our annual shiitake mushroom log inoculation. This is a hands-on workshop,  learn about edible mushroom production and assist in inoculating logs with shiitake mycelium.

March 13, 10am-1pm

Student Union Plaza

Mushroom Log Inoculation


Students, first come first served.

March 5, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Student Union Plaza

Twisted Tuesday: Coffee & Tea Bar

Bees at Work

Learn about bees and beekeeping with a local expert, Meghan Orman.

March 6, 3pm-4pm

Ogier Gardens

Honey Bees & Beekeeping

Stop by the front table to sample edible bugs such as crickets and earthworms!

*Regular lunch prices apply*

March 7, 11am-1pm

Osprey Cafe

Edible Bugs


Join us for a tour where you get to harvest your own salad greens along the way! Dressing and a wide range of delicious toppings will be provided.

March 8, 11am-12:30pm

Ogier Gardens

Pick Your Own Salad!

Celebrate Registered Dietitian Day by enjoying a fresh salad, playing games and trivia, and meeting your campus dietitians!

March 13, 10am-2pm

Market Day - Student Union Plaza

Wellness Day

Improve your climbing skills while sampling a few of Jamba Juice's pre & post workout smoothies!

March 14, 6pm-8pm

Osprey Cliff

Student Wellness Complex

Exercising the Rainbow with LGBTQ+


Grab a blanket and enjoy a wrapped burrito with friends under the sun. 

March 26, 12pm-2pm

The Green

Longest Picnic


Sample various whole grain snacks and learn about the importance of having whole grains in your diet. 

March 27, 10am-2pm

Market Day - Student Union Plaza

Whole Grains Day

Cooking Class

Learn how easy it can be to prepare meals while on a budget with limited cooking space.  Samples will be provided, first come, first served.

March 27, 1:30pm-2:30pm

College of Health - Building 39, Room 3017

Thrifty Bites Cooking Demo

Lemons Tote Bag

Students, first come first served.

March 26, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Student Union Plaza

Twisted Tuesday - DIY Grocery Tote

Yoga Pose

Join us for a relaxing flow in a beautiful setting. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Don't forget SPF!

March 27, 9am-10am

Ogier Gardens

Yoga in the Garden

Your campus dietitians will be discussing the importance of healthy snacking. Samples will be provided. Open to all.

March 29, 2pm-4pm

Founders Hall - Building 2, Room 2100

Women's Center Friday Lounge


Bring a dish and come celebrate the end of National Nutrition Month!

March 29, 6pm-9pm

Ogier Gardens


Check out these Recurring Events!


Test out your nutrition-themed knowledge and win a prize!

March 4, 11, 25


The Boathouse

Nutrition Trivia


3-part workshop to help a healthy ecological system for the garden.

March 1, 8, 15


Ogier Gardens

Permaculture: Design & Installation


Hitch a ride to class or your car on the Swoop Coop, simply answer nutrition trivia for a chance to win dining dollars! Follow @OspreyDietitian for more details.

March 7, 14, 28



Nutrition Expedition

Follow the these departments for a chance to win some prizes and stay up to date with all NNM events!
Yemila Lowry, RDN
Kelly Schooley, RDN
Callie Stewart, RDN

Any questions regarding:

Ogier Gardens, contact Kevin Anderson at

The Thrifty Bites Demo, contact Chad Hil at

UNF Dining Services' Dietitian

Email Yemila:

Bldg 8/1210-J

1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224