- 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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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
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
This summer, Landscape Services and the Harvard Community Garden built two greenhouses at the garden. The plans, selected by a group at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, were intended to be an easy and replicable model, to serve as … Continue reading
An observation frame from Best Bees visits the Farmers’ Market at Harvard, 8/16. This was the first season of skillshares at the Farmers’ Market at Harvard. Below is a partial list of the skillshares offered at the market. BU Advocates … Continue reading