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The Marilyn Magaram Center News are intended to showcase and feature the events and programs the Center offers and how they impact the community within and outside of CSUN.

Summer 2022 Director's Message

July 28, 2022

Annette A. Besnilian., Executive Director, Marilyn Magaram Center

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." — F. Scott Fitzgerald 

The sun is shining and leaves are growing in our new expanded garden area of the Sequoia Hall exterior courtyard. We have installed ZipGrow hydroponic towers, and have collaborated with LA Urban Farms to grow our antioxidant research project and produce additional produce in a variety of agricultural systems.

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Garden Update: "Sprouting at Schools"

June 28, 2022

LCMG_Sprouting at School

“Sprouting at Schools” (SpAS) is an in-person curriculum for 4th-6th graders about nutrition and gardening, created through the Marilyn Magaram Center (MMC) at California State University, Northridge collaboration with MMC/BuildPoder Research Assistant Alondra Valdez. This program is Kaiser Permanente-funded under MMC’s “Let’s Cook, Move, and Grow/Let’s Grow Healthy” programs.
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