Students line up outside of Kickass Cupcakes new food truck, which is parked in front of the Science Center, Friday evening. More food trucks will be seen on campus as part of Harvard’s continuing effort to increase social space.
Sunday afternoon the plaza in front of the Charles Street Hotel hosts a farmers market, attracting students and Cambridge residents. Customers peruse through fresh-cut flowers and organically grown vegetables.
The third annual Urban-Ag Fair, held Sunday afternoon, on Mt. Auburn Street, allows people to purchase locally grown foods, get tips from local experts on composting, community gardening, container gardening, and raising bees.
As part of an initiative to increase social space around campus, Harvard’s “Common Spaces” project brings several food trucks that serve cupcakes, burritos, coffee, and more outside of the Science Center.
Civilty in Politics
The Institute of Politics holds a forum, with the former directors of the IOP along with current director Trey Grayson and Senator Jeanne Shaheen, titled “Civility in Politics: Is There Hope?” Friday afternoon.
Friday afternoon a panel of Harvard affliates who worked in effort to rebuild Japan during the summer discussed their projects in the Tsai Auditorium.