Category: Restaurants and Farmers Markets

Sustainable Thanksgiving

Sarah Butler, MS, RD, LDN With Thanksgiving just around the corner we turned to our trusted source, Sabrina Pashtan, Sustainability Coordinator for Boston University Dining Services to gain insight into how we can make this Thanksgiving a Sustainable Thanksgiving. Here are Sabrina’s top four tips: Shop at your local farmers markets. Check out Farm Fresh […]

Test Kitchen: Peach Cobbler

By Rachel Priebe, Nutritional Sciences Student, Sargent College Every Wednesday Karen Jacobs EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA hosts the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen in Stuvi 2 Apt. 2302 from 8-11pm. She invites the BU community into her home to test new Sargent Choice recipes while we eat, mingle and play board games. This was my first […]

Brookline Farmer’s Market Redux

By Ellie Schulman, Film and Television Student, College of Communication Last year our fearless former blog manager, Kelli Swensen, posted about her experience at the Brookline Farmers Market. Because I’ve been super busy setting up advertisements around campus for the Fall (and somewhat because I lack originality) I decided that now is a great time […]

Panera’s Hidden Power Menu

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College   The Center for Science in the Public Interest recently published a short piece on Panera Bread’s new food promotion: a hidden “power” menu. Initially released only in New York, as of January of 2013 the nutrition-packed menu is now available nationwide. Each item contains filling protein as […]

Brookline Farmer’s Market

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College While you wont necessarily save money by shopping at the Brookline Farmer’s Market, you will find high quality local ingredients. Last Thursday my friend and I decided to check out the market. Being broke college students we didn’t buy anything, but we did visit each station and even […]

High Quality Produce at Affordable Prices

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College MIT Market Produce Stand Similar to BU wanting to provide the community with access to local food goods, MIT’s Produce Market, run by Russo’s, offers an option for affordable, healthy fruits and vegetables. Located in Watertown, MA, Russo’s is a family-run operation that has been around for over […]

Food Days of Summer

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Picture Source One of the great emerging trends is the push to eat local and sustainable. Here at BU,there has been tremendous effort to make our university more sustainable (for more information on exactly what BU is doing, check out BU Sustainability’s comprehensive website). But what does it […]