Food Literacy

Food Literacy @ Dudley

Are you a foodie? Chef? Baker? Or do you just want to explore other cuisines? Join fellow Dudley House members for fun with food. Classes, excursions, pot-lucks, and more. The goal of the Food Literacy Program is to cultivate an understanding of food from the ground up. Education focuses on four integrated areas of food and society: sustainability, nutrition, food preparation and community. 

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2017 Apr 07

Volunteer Trip to the Greater Boston Food Bank

12:15pm to 4:00pm


the Greater Boston Food Bank

Time: Friday afternoon, April 7th. Action: End Hunger!

Join the Dudley Food Literacy program for a Friday afternoon volunteer shift at the headquarter of the Greater Boston Food Bank! We will be trained in food safety at first and then will work as a team. We will meet at 12:15PM, April 7th at the hallway of the Dudley Cafe and head for 70 South Bay Ave, Boston on red line. The shift will be 1-3:30PM. We plan to arrive back at Harvard at 4PM.

Sign-up required:

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2017 Feb 08

Conversation with Boston Mayor's Office of Food Initiatives

5:00pm to 6:00pm


Dudley House Fireside Room


Dudley House Food Literacy Fireside Chat: Conversation with Boston Mayor’s Office of Food Initiatives


        The City of Boston is now working with non-government organizations in combating the challenges of food insecurity in Boston and reducing inequity in food access. The program is currently undergoing much change and values potential input of Harvard students.

        Come and learn more about the program and contribute your ideas. Together we can make Boston a even better place for

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2017 Jan 19

Dudley Food Literacy Movie Night: That Sugar Film (2015)

6:30pm to 8:00pm


Graduate Student Lounge

Have you ever stopped for a moment and thought about how healthy the allegedly "healthy" food you are purchasing really is? Do our active choices of healthy food actually help us become healthier? Find your own answers by watching a fun documentary with the Dudley Food Literacy program over FREE pizza and snacks!

"THAT SUGAR FILM started as one man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarked on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived, or promoted to be "healthy

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2016 Dec 07

Movie Night: Tampopo (Japan, 1985)

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Game Room, Lehman Hall (Dudley House)



(Japan 1985, 115 min.)

Japanese, English Subtitles

Time & Location:
Wed. Dec. 7, 6-8pm
@ Game Room, 3rd Floor of
Dudley House

Optional Dinner at Santouka
Ramen at 8 pm.

Gorô, a Wild West hero who in reality is a truck driver, and Tampopo, the owner of a financially

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2016 Dec 02

Wine and Cheese Pairings



Dudley House

Enter bliss with a few choice pairings of wines and cheeses and learn about the rich culinary heritage that European and Latin American countries have to offer.


Date: Friday, December 2
Location: Dudley House
Time: 5-7 pm
Cost: Free
Open to: GSAS students and Dudley House members (no outside guests)
*RSVP only for 21+* ------ Sign up at


Space is limited, so sign up ASAP! Questions? Email Tal Grebel at 

Have a lovely day,
The Dudley Arts Fellows

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