Author: brotger

Inside the Art for the Living Landscapes Conference

…And how to get a postcard with the artwork! Meet the artist behind our stunning conference art, Kimberly Barzola. Born and raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts, Kimberly is a first-generation Quechua artist and librarian/archivist in training. Her primary mediums include muralism, relief printmaking, and acrylic painting; some of her vibrant murals can be […]

Living Landscapes:

A Conference Using Foraging to Explore the Intersections of Environmental Stewardship, Racial Justice & Food Sovereignty Join the Boston University Gastronomy community for in-depth discussions and (remote) hands-on foraging experiences! Since the start of the pandemic, the connections between environmental racism, climate change, land (in)access, social justice, and food sovereignty have become clearer than ever. […]

Course Spotlight: Archaeology of Food

                                  Our summer term course, MET ML 611, Archaeology of Food, with Dr. Karen Metheny, introduces students to the archaeological study of food and foodways in prehistoric and historic-period cultures, with a specific focus on how food was obtained, processed, consumed, […]

Offally Nice:

Reducing Meat Waste by Learning to Love Organs and Accepting Other Cultures Students in MET ML 626, Food Waste: Scope, Scale, & Signals for Sustainable Change, are contributing posts this month. Today’s is from Gastronomy student Samantha Maxwell. The often-cited Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3 aims to reduce global food waste by 50 percent by […]

Accelerating Food Waste Reduction

        Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) and the Gastronomy and Food Studies Program invite you to a special event, Accelerating Food Waste Reduction. It is hard to believe that in our modern and increasingly connected world, billions of pounds of food are lost or wasted annually, depriving needed nutrition to hundreds of […]