A German photographic digest

Travel week! Hamburg _ I rolled in on a FLIX Bus around 5:04 am in the darkness and headed immediately for the Sunday morning fischmarkt. The air was brisk and my toes numb. Men yelled with rich German accent over crowds of passersby, selling carefully piled baskets of fruit and sandwiches stuffed full of fresh […]

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Elise’s guide 1.0

the most noteworthy To meet and think and experience… Visit the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art for an afternoon (about an hour trip to Humlebæk, explore the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek sculpture collection (on Tuesdays it’s free admission), or take part in a tour at the Cisterns in Søndermarken (free tour on the second Sunday every […]

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An Italian photographic digest

This past week was the long-anticipated study tour to Milan, Modena, and Bologna, Italy with my Sustainable Food: Production & Consumption core course. Also while in Milan, we visited Cascina Cuccagna in the heart of the city; home to a restaurant on the Michelin Guide, community garden space, and market of local artisans. I was […]

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The people of month one

Today is Sunday, and core course week has officially come to an end. It’s been a wild one, and definitely the highlight of my time thus far in Denmark. The week started on Monday morning with a lecture from Mads Frederik Fischer-Møller, from the Nordic Food Lab, before we headed off to a visit at […]

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What it feels like

The following stories are the cringe-worthy, comical, and goosebump moments of my third week in Copenhagen. Because transitioning to life abroad is not as picturesque and manicured as the pictures might portray One: Startled out of day-dreaming So there I was. I was just laying in the grass, eyes closed and mind fully absorbed by […]

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A vegetarian-forgot-my-lunch-thursday

Finding my rhythm Today is Thursday and is also my first day of my core course. My excitement is difficult to contain. Starting my day in Værløse begins with two over easy eggs on some carrot bread and an apple. The day begins early in my new home, Hallie and Anne and Kjarten are all […]

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Plum trees and hazelnuts

Eating with the fullest pleasure — pleasure, that is, that does not depend on ignorance — is perhaps the profoundest enactment of our connection with the world. In this pleasure we experience and celebrate our dependence and our gratitude, for we are living from mystery, from creatures we did not make and powers we cannot […]

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