Category: Event

Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds 2017

Please join us on June 7th for the Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds conference at Harvard University.ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Countless children face a lifetime of health-related issues based on access to nutritious food. Our schools are on the front line of driving that access, and on educating children in the cafeteria and beyond about healthy choices…. Read more »

What’s Up with Food Allergies?

This event has been rescheduled for Friday June 14th at 6:00pm at Harvard/MIT Broad Center.

Let’s Talk About Food Festival 2011

Where Food, Science, and Community Come Together. Saturday, June 25, 2011 | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. DCR Cambridge Parkway The inaugural Let’s Talk About Food Festival brought together over 7,500 curious foodies to learn and have fun exploring our Main Stage Demo Kitchen, Endless Table, Edible Garden, Activity Booths, Exhibitor Tents, and Food Truck Food Court…. Read more »

Food for Thought: Food and Sustainability

Thursday, May 26, 2011; 7:00 p.m. Presented by: Museum of Science, Boston Admission:Free While eating is a necessity, it is not a license to be reckless in our consumption. What happens when we use up all of the world’s resources? Share the discussion as we imagine what a healthy food system for the planet would… Read more »

We Shall Not Be Moved: The History of the Tillery Resettlement Farm

Sunday, May 15, 2011; 2:30 p.m. Presented by: Museum of Science, Boston Fee:Free “We Shall Not Be Moved” is their song and it means they “ain’t going nowhere!” That’s the spirit of the Tillery Resettlement Farm in North Carolina. Originating with the New Deal, the program gave landless sharecroppers a chance to buy their own… Read more »

New England Sustainable Seafood Teach-in

Sunday, April 29, 1-9pm. Our waters may be cold, but the topic of sustainable fishing in New England is hot. We know that the bounty of the sea is special to New England. Join us for this Teach-In on New England fishing and hear from experts in policy, science, nutrition, the environment, business — and from our fishermen.

The Take-Away from the Farm Bill

By any reckoning Sunday’s Farm Bill Teach-In was a success. Cahners Theatre at the Museum of Science was packed. The audience spanned ages and ethnic background. Waistlines varied. There was plenty of laughter, thoughtful silence, note-taking and Tweeting throughout the afternoon. And, at the event’s conclusion, there were calls to action. Here’s a recap, with specific information on what YOU can do.

All About Meat at the Museum of Science

Grass-fed or grain-fed? On March 9-10, our partners at the Museum of Science will be sinking their teeth into this meaty question. Can you really taste a difference? Can planet-healthy meat feed us all? The weekend series will showcase a four-course sustainable meat dinner prepared by Russell House Tavern’s Chef Michael Scelfo, the chefs at Le Cordon Bleu, and Whole Foods Market’s Chef Todd Schiller, as well as a screening of the film American Meat and discussions with the experts, farmers, and distributers at the heart of the matter.

Farm Bill Supplemental Materials

Marion Nestle Presentation: Part 1, Part 2 Ellen Parker Presentation Annette Higby Presentation Unedited streaming videoPlease follow and like us: