- The Food Literacy Project (at Harvard University Dining Services) cultivates an understanding of food from the ground up. Education focuses on four integrated areas of food and society: agriculture, nutrition, food preparation and community. Ultimately, the project goal is to promote enduring knowledge, enabling consumers to make informed food choices.
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Molly Dektar, ’12, lived at the organic farm Casa Lanzarotti in Emilia-Romagna, Italy for a month and a half, exploring Italian history after WWII for an artist development project. One of her jobs was to take care of the chickens. … Continue reading
At Wilson Farm, thousands of poinsettias are already growing in preparation for the holiday season. Their harvests are staggered. If the poinsettia redden too quickly, the farm lowers the shades on the greenhouse to keep the plants in total darkness. … Continue reading
Teagan Lehrmann ’13, reflects on making an academic path around food. Her senior thesis, “Sweet as Honey:The Beekeeper’s Fight against Corn Sugar and Objectivity,” examined the controversy around corn sugar adulteration in honey. FLP: What did you study? How did … Continue reading
We’ve updated the food class list for the new school year. Find the new class list on our menu bar under “Food Classes” or find the class list here. This semester, Harvard renews its acclaimed Science & Cooking class, offered … Continue reading