Author Archives: Food Literacy Project

Dozens of Photos of Hatching Chicks

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

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Farm Trip to Wilson Farm

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

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Majoring in Food

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

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Harvard Food Classes, 2013-2014

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

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Summer FLP: Read-aloud at the market

The Cambridge Public Library’s Julie Roach reads aloud at the farmers’ market for our weekly collaboration.  It is a goal of the Food Literacy Project to reach more kids in the community. This was the first year of a collaboration … Continue reading

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