Although I usually write brunch reviews with the Trio, I ventured out on my own this past weekend. My mission: find Follow the Honey. As part of my Sustainable Energy Minor, I had the opportunity to take a Sustainable Development class in the College of Arts and Sciences. This semester I completed an independent project on the impact of bees on agriculture, which included researching topics such as the honey industry, as well as, sustainable food sourcing. This lead me to find Follow the Honey. This small business is located in Cambridge, MA extremely close to Harvard Square. Outside the store stands a beautifully written sign, describing the treasures that await inside; especially intriguing was the promise of local honey on tap.
If you’re anything like me, you may find yourself sitting in class on a brisk October afternoon wondering why there is not a cup of fresh apple cider in one of your hands and a warm, crispy apple cider doughnut in the other. In a time dominated by the beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte, it has become a growing concern of mine that we have forgotten what the flawless season of fall is really all about: the apple cider doughnut. Thankfully, New England’s various local farms have graced the city of Boston, specifically Copley Square, providing seasonal produce and most notably, apple cider doughnuts that make you contemplate whether or not it would actually be a bad thing for everything you eat to be covered in cinnamon-sugar.
Fruits and vegetables come and go with the seasons; they each have their own prime times to consume when they are at their freshest. I have compiled the following list based on the fruits and vegetables in season during the month of November.
Being hungry is not fun. The grumbling noises that only happen during class when the room is silent, the pain that has you almost doubled over and ready to eat your own hand, the fatigue that accompanies a lack of blood sugar... We’ve all been there. Maybe when you left your apartment or dorm room this morning, you didn’t realize you would not be back until dinner. That is a long time to go without food. Even when you’re home, eating three meals a day does not cut it for most people. Speaking from experience, my stomach can start to grumble again less than two hours after eating.