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Date and Location

September 28, 2022
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Hks Cafeteria


Launching of the Harvard Food Systems Initiative Photo

​​The Harvard Food Systems Initiative (HFSI) is an educational and experiential program to inspire elevated thinking and change to shape future food systems leaders for a more sustainable future. For students, with students—led by Harvard University Dining Services in collaboration with Harvard Faculty and practitioners in the field—HFSI will drive knowledge and experience in pursuit of food systems citizenship.

Visit the HKS cafeteria on Wednesday, September 28 to try new menu items that are locally sourced and plant-forward. Options include a roasted apple and beet salad, with baby kale, spiced pepitas, and maple cider vinaigrette, seared barramundi with melted leeks and tomato, warm black lentils with roasted shiitake, fennel, and swiss chard, and roasted local vegetables.

Later that day, join Harvard for the launch of HFSI with a series of events, starting with a “Meet the Food System” event with Walter Willett, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public HealthWednesday, September 284:30-5:30pm (ET)CGIS, Tsai Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public. Register here.

Stay connected with us for the year by exploring our website at https://hfsi.harvard.edu/.

Additional Organizers

​Harvard University Dining Services