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Customers enjoy freshly baked cookies at Insomnia Cookies on Wednesday evening. The nighttime food business, which serves the Harvard Square area, is open from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Children play at the weekly Harvard University Farmer's Market. The market, which is held on the Science Center Plaza, runs from 12 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday from June 9 to Nov. 24 and offers produce and food items from local vendors.
Edward Silvia of E.L. Silvia Farms in Dighton, Mass., arranges produce at the Harvard University Farmer's Market. The market, which is held on the Science Center Plaza, runs from 12 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday from June 9 to Nov. 24 and offers produce and food items from local vendors.
Dean Rakesh Khurana passes out tacos to students outside of Wigglesworth Hall as a study break to relieve stress.
Various aguas fresca beverages were available at Yardfest. The menu offerings included a burger bar, baby kale caesar, and pasta salad primavera, and well as fruit and ice cream sandwiches.
With the goal of finding the perfect combination for Harvard diners, Harvard Campus Services continues to experiment with the selection of food trucks in the Science Center Plaza.
Claire T. Lo ’16, left, a Winthrop Food Literacy fellow, has FAS SEAS postdoctoral fellow Xianming Zhang, right, name grains at the Harvard Sustainability Fair on Wednesday afternoon. Zhang studies environmental contaminants relating to food and said he found the fair interesting.
Gary Matthews of the Whole Foods Food Truck enjoys working at Harvard in particular: "I've found that students here make informed nutritional choices, which allows us to continually update our menu in interesting and health-conscious ways."
Hungry students, faculty and tourists enjoy a variety of cuisines from food trucks at the Science Center Plaza. Bon Me offers Vietnamese-fusion options and Rhythm n' Wraps caters toward the vegetarian crowd with meat-free wraps and plates.
Food trucks prepare great quantities of food in cramped quarters daily for hungry customers. The Whole Foods Food Truck was completely sold out by 2pm on Wednesday afternoon.