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Asparagus: A cult classic?

This article was contributed by Jasmine Omeke ’14. Jasmine is an FLP rep studying abroad in Berlin. During her semester, she’s reporting on food politics and the food scene in Berlin with a particular emphasis on the role of food … Continue reading

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Farming on Ekbacka Gård

Lauren Chaleff, ’14, writes about her experiences farming on Ekbacka Gård (Oakhill farm) in Kalmar, Sweden. I have spent the last three summers on Ekbacka Gård (Oakhill farm) in Kalmar, Sweden, about three hours from Copenhagen. It has been the best … Continue reading

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Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Between Slow Food and locavore movements, the USA is gradually become more aware of the benefits of eating locally and in-season. But as the winter is quickly approaching, it can be more and more difficult to continue to eat in season, … Continue reading

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Military Rations

In honor of Veteran’s Day, this post will contain a brief history of military rations, from WWII to 2012. During WWI, soldiers who did not have access to a mess hall carried around a Reserve Ration, which consisted of a one-pound … Continue reading

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From Apples to…Apples!

Autumn is here and in full swing! The leaves are changing and falling, the air is crisp and cool, and apples are ready to be picked and eaten! Whether you are in the Massachusetts eating local Macintosh apples, or elsewhere … Continue reading

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