This week we’re highlighting the work of Gastronomy student Kelly Fernandes. Kelly completed a project in which she created a summer program for the Food Waste course taught by Steven Finn here at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. Here’s Kelly’s vision for the project: In one of my reflections, I spoke about creating a summer program that would […]
Category: Food Systems
Posts about food policy and food systems – includes events, student work and projects, courses, etc.
Urban Agriculture Urban Planning and Food Studies MET ML 714 A1 (Summer 2- 2023) Course Description: Climate change demands immediate action and, to withstand altered temperatures, people need to eat healthy food and be active. Lessening drought in Africa or reducing food shipments are tasks beyond the reach of citizens but, with close-to-home urban […]
This week we’re highlighting the work of Gastronomy student Nick Lucovich. Nick completed this project on food waste in the cruise ship sector for the Food Waste course taught by Steven Finn here at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. A little about the author: Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Nick Lucovich has a passion for food deeply rooted beyond the […]
During the Fall 2020 semester, students in ML 715 Food and the Senses were tasked with conducting sensory labs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Equipped with a kit of basic supplies, students intelligently and creatively developed sensory experiments their classmates could take part in from their homes as we gathered virtually. Using qualitative and quantitative approaches, students successfully accounted […]
Steven Finn will be teaching MET ML626 A1, Addressing Food Waste for a Sustainable Food System, during the Spring 2021 semester. Steven Finn is Vice President for Food Waste Prevention at Leanpath, Inc. and Co-founder and Managing Director for ResponsEcology, Inc. Food waste is a hot topic but not a new one. Some wasted food […]