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Stories:

  • NEWS
    Food is in focus at COA Summer Institute
    The 2021 College of the Atlantic Summer Institute: Good Food and Food Fights launches with a remote appearance by bestselling author Michael Pollan and continues through five days and 11 probing conversations among farmers, chefs, activists, thought leaders, and more.
  • NEWS
    Maine Voices: Time to Cut Down on Unlimited Swipes in College Dining Halls [Press Herald]
    The way we approach our food systems and our daily meals should be considered a vital part of the undergraduate curriculum, writes College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92. “Unlimited access to comfort foods might be enticing, but I find it misguided. We should be inspiring prospective students with how food is grown, prepared and consumed,” he says.
  • NEWS
    Takeover is Talk of Take-a-Break
    At the heart of College of the Atlantic, Take-a-Break (TAB) is the place to gather, share delicious food, converse, plan, and create. For one special month, a group of students bring new culinary, social, and historical perspectives to the dining hall as part of the annual Anthropology of Food TAB Takeover.

Events:

July 30th, 2021

  • Jul
    30

    Feeding the Future, From the Heart of Appalachia

    11:00am, College of the Atlantic North Lawn Founder of AppHarvest Jonathan Webb speaks with Martha Stewart about building a more resilient food system in College of the Atlantic’s 2021 Summer Institute: Good Food and Food Fights.
  • Jul
    30
    Dan Barber

    Food for thought; food for life

    5:00pm, College of the Atlantic North Lawn College of the Atlantic’s 2021 Summer Institute: Good Food and Food Fights concludes with this discussion between Susan Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, and Dan Barber about the future of our food system. Please note Dan Barber will be joining virtually.