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CAFNR or Softball?

Graduates return to the sport they love

Competitive softball has been a big part of the lives of CAFNR employees Melissa Daniels and Kimberly Martin.

Love’s Busiest Day

Tiger Garden Valentine's Day 2013

Valentine’s Day is the busiest time of the year at Tiger Garden. They expect to go through 800 bouquets and 3,000 roses by the end of the week.

Lodging and Learning

CAFNR's bed and breakfast is unique educational experience

Guests of The Gathering Place find first-class accommodations with luxury linens, chocolate truffles at bedtime, fresh flowers, breakfast made to order, impeccable service and hospitality.

Celebrate with CAFNR

Let CAFNR help you decorate for the holiday season

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources offers a variety of specialty holiday decorating items – all benefitting student groups and student learning opportunities. Tiger Garden, CAFNR’s student-run florist, offers holiday decorating services, wreaths, garlands, trees, fresh centerpieces and, of course their most popular item, poinsettias. They charge $30/hour for decorating. Their wreaths, garlands and trees are individually priced…

Blooming Success

Tiger Garden's Martin honored by International floral group

Kim Martin, Tiger Garden’s Supervisor and CAFNR Plant Sciences Design Instructor, has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) as a recipient of its coveted Certified Floral Designer (CFD) designation. Martin was granted this designation after successfully completing the Professional Floral Design Evaluation (PFDE) earlier this summer immediately prior to the Institute’s National Symposium in Miami. The…

Cool Partnership

Buck's Ice Cream named Official Ice Cream of the Missouri Tigers

Tasty news from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources! The College’s Buck’s Ice Cream, produced on the University of Missouri campus, is now the official ice cream of the Missouri Tigers. It will be sold at MU sporting events, starting with the MU vs. Southeastern Louisiana football game, Saturday, Sept. 1. Buck’s is a product of CAFNR’s Food…

TripAdvisor Honor

CAFNR's Bed and Breakfast awarded the Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor has awarded The Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast with the Certificate of Excellence: A Testimonial to Your High Standards. The online service offers travel and hotel reviews based on traveler feedback. The Gathering Place received 48 visitor reviews – 47 rated the B and B excellent and one rated it as very good. The latest review gave the B…

Ding Ding Ding

Buck's Ice Cream is coming to a campus near you

For decades, Mizzou students had to trek to East Campus to enjoy a Buck’s Ice Cream Place treat. Now, the confections are coming to main campus on a pair of motorized three-wheeler ice cream trucks.

Happy 10,000th

Gathering Place celebrates milestone as an educational laboratory

The Gathering Place, a historic Columba bed and breakfast, will celebrate its 10,000th breakfast served since becoming a student hospitality management laboratory. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on June 5.

Whole Hog

CAFNR to Donate Half-Ton of Sausage to the Food Bank

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri is donating 1,000 lbs. of lean pork sausage worth about $2,000 to The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.