See how your seafood choices affect your health and ocean health.

More than 30% of Harvard's FY12 budget for food served in dining halls was spent on locally manufactured, grown, or organic foods.

Shop local

Shop local farmers' markets. Buying locally grown, in-season produce is a healthy and delicious way to reduce your carbon footprint and reduce air pollution associated with transportation. Harvard hosts two farmers markets to provide the community and neighbors with access to fresh, local...

Leftovers: A film about food waste

Marjorie LaCombe, Class of 2013, created this film to educate fellow students and the Harvard community about food waste. The film, produced as part of "Sociology 167: Visualizing Human Rights and Social Change through Documentary Film and Photography," a class she took in the Fall of 2010,...

Healthy Eating Plate

Nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health recently developed a  new guide to healthy eating. The Healthy Eating Plate serves as a blueprint for planning a healthy balanced meal, fixing key flaws in the US Department of Agriculture’s...

When food is wasted, not only do we lose the nutrition of that food, we lose the water, gasoline, and fertilizer used to grow, process, and distribute that food. Food is wasted at every step of the food system: left-behind food rots on farm fields,...