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Organizations across the campus and area, from Food For Free to Harvard University Dining Services, have been working to reduce the prevalence of food waste, yet it still remains a pressing issue, they say.
Undergraduate members of the student-faculty body tasked with implementing the College’s first honor code are reaching out to their classmates in dining halls and lecture halls about the goals and philosophy of the young committee.
Following a tip from a student on the disappearance of honey butter in upperclassmen dining halls, Flyby felt like it had a moral obligation to investigate further; but first, I had to figure out what “honey butter” is.
After keeping some undergraduate dining halls open for students on campus as part of a pilot program, the College will offer a similar meal program next spring.
We complain to anyone that will listen—our lab partners, our roommates, the random man you pass on the way back from lunch—but some students overcome their laziness and actually fill out HUDS comment cards with requests.
Michael Pollan, the acclaimed food journalist, is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute exploring psychedelic drug therapy. Pollan talked with FM about healthy eating hacks in college and his self-proclaimed “spiritual retardation.”
According to House Masters Richard Wrangham and Elizabeth Ross, the change is an “attempt to make easier the challenges of living in the quad.”
Pasta is served in Eliot House’s dining hall on Wednesday evening. This semester, HUDS debuted a new pasta sauce made with locally-grown tomatoes.
When asked about the new marinara sauce served in dining halls, several students reported no significant change in taste.
As I sit in the Adams dining hall, I weep uncontrollably. No, not because the bananas are greener than the grass in the Yard is, nor is it because the toasters don’t actually toast my bagels. No, all these things pale in comparison to my true, inner moral quandary.
Whether you’re having trouble navigating the new sandwich bar or don’t understand why there’s so much chili, here is a run through of all the major changes that the have occurred in the world of dining at Harvard: