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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, […]

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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 […]

The Fish-Case Fiasco: A Food Waste Story

Students in MET ML 626, Food Waste: Scope, Scale, & Signals for Sustainable Change, are contributing posts this month. Today’s is from Gastronomy student Sabina Michelle Säfsten Routon. It was an issue of convenience. Or, rather, one of inconvenience — wrapping that much fish just to store it for “some guy” to come pick it […]

Course Spotlight: Culture and Cuisine of the African Diaspora

An invitation from Corinne DaCosta, Professor for Culture and Cuisine of the African Diaspora: Hello, As I think about the world today, yesterday, and the tomorrows that are in the future; the cycles, connections, and continuances are what captivate my attention. Our mental muscles are searching for and connecting the dots that were left by […]