Tag Archives: Food Literacy Project

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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We’re in the Gazette!

Last week, Greek food guru and cookbook author Diane Kochilas joined Harvard University Dining Services and the Food Literacy Project for a half week of Mediterranean diet discussions, regional Greek cooking talks, and eggplant roasting. Read about her discussion with … Continue reading

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Siting Julia

(Image of Julia Child seated outdoors on wall at La Pitchoune with Simca Beck, Charles Child, Paul’s twin, Jean Fischbacher and others, taken by Paul Child) The Schlesinger Library’s exhibit Siting Julia, running in conjunction with their symposium on Julia, is installed and … Continue reading

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Unpacking local tomatoes

Half a million plants grow inside Backyard Farms’ 42 acres of greenhouse. Photo credit: Stacey Cramp, New York Times At HUDS, the policy is to buy locally whenever possible. Our purchasing department spends significant time identifying new local partners and sustaining … Continue reading

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Big Food

In early September, the Wall Street Journal organized a debate between Professor Marion Nestle (NYU), Professor Brian Wansink (Cornell) and Michael Tanner (senior fellow at the Cato Institute). Their charge? Decide what role government should play in the obesity epidemic. … Continue reading

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