Today I was pleased to read about a progressive step in the education of Americans about food. Not necessarily how to cook or prepare it but how it relates to health, safety, and our culture. It is more of a “from the ground floor” view of the built “food chain”.
Starting next month our own Boston Museum of Science will start its Let’s Talk About Food (LTAF) seminar/exhibit/lecture series. LTAF will be hosting tons of free events providing the expertise of chefs, Harvard physicists, dietitians, epidemiologists, and other scientists. LTAF events will include;
Food for Thought: Setting the Agenda (Forum)
October 08, 2010
Food is a basic human need and connects our biology with our culture. As demand for food increases, so does the impact on our planet and our health. How safe is the food we eat? What critical issues face our food supply?
Citizen Chefs Meet Boston’s Best (Lecture)
October 09, 2010
Imagine getting a cooking lesson from the most celebrated chefs in the city. Some of Boston’s best chefs, working side-by-side with citizen cooks, share their secrets for success while preparing a meal in the Museum’s picturesque waterfront pavilion.
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating (Lecture)
November 03, 2010
Please join us for this Reno Family Foundation Symposium, sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and part of the Celebrity Science Series. Mark Bittman is known for his no-nonsense style and no-frills approach to cooking.
and many more…
Click on the links for more information or visit mos.org/food and take advantage of this opportunity. Plus this is the perfect excuse to check those dinosaurs out if you don’t have kids.