BU Gastronomy Professor and Program Coordinator, Rachel Black, Receives ASFS Pedagogy Award

Photo by Cydney Scott
The Urban Agriculture course meeting at the Fenway Victory Gardens, summer 2011.
Photo from BU Today, by Cydney Scott

We sincerely congratulate Dr. Rachel Black, Assistant Professor and Gastronomy Program Coordinator, who was presented the Association for the Study of Food and Society’s Food Studies Pedagogy Award at the annual conference this past weekend.

The ASFS Food Studies Pedagogy Award recognizes instructors and courses that use innovative and successful pedagogical techniques to reach students.

Black was honored for her summer 2011 course, Urban Agriculture, which was profiled in BU Today’s One Class, One Day series. Students also created a course blog, Gastronomes Garden.

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