MIT Food and Agriculture Collaborative


Sustainable Architecture Around the World

Sustainable architecture seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space. In recent years, this style of architecture has become more and more popular… Check out the plans for Chicago O’Hare’s 1st Aeroponic Garden at Any Airport in the World! Don’t miss exciting news on London’s Urban Farm! Finally, get a glimpseRead the Rest…


HackFood+Ag 2014 – April 26th – UPDATES!

As we gear up for HACKFood+Ag on 4/26 (see links below for more details), come listen to startup founders, investors, and other food/agriculture experts discuss the problems their businesses face and how startups can succeed in addressing these pressing issues. This is a great way to brainstorm ideas for the competition! Please RSVP for the panel discussions here! Panel onRead the Rest…


The Last Crop: A Story of Change

“The Last Crop” film screening took place on April 4th at the MIT Sloan Campus. Director Chuck Schultz stood valiantly at the center of the room, like a man on a mission. Eager to meet the students and some of his farmer friends, The documentary tells the story of a farming couple in California’s Central Valley trying to keep theirRead the Rest…


Meet the Restauranteurs: Island Creek Oyster Bar Comes to M.I.T.!

Photo by Cydney Scott  for Boston University Photography.

Please join the MIT Sloan Travel & Hospitality Club and MIT Food & Agriculture Collaborative to welcome Garrett Harker, Owner of Island Creek Oyster Bar.  This event is BYO Lunch.  Hope to see you there for what is bound to be an interesting discussion on the restaurant business and sustainable fishing! Island Creek Oyster Bar brings the restaurant to the farmer.Read the Rest…


MITFAC Says… Go to Farm Share Fair 2013!

Beautiful tomatoes!

Do you love local, fresh food?  Maybe you’ve been thinking about joining a CSA – a Farm Share program, where you get a box of great produce every week direct from the farm? Well, come join us in Cambridge on March 14th, and meet the fantastic farmers from across this state that bring local produce to the Boston area.  Compare andRead the Rest…


The MIT Food and Agriculture Collaborative (MITFAC) brings together students – and other MIT community members – to coordinate and support work in the areas of food and agriculture.