Professor and Director of the Food Systems Graduate Program, Amy Trubek, was quoted in a recent article in The Atlantic about the rise of meals consumed on the couch or in the bedroom rather than the kitchen table. While family meals around the table have long been praised, these patterns show that people are changing the way they eat in the home. Trubek notes that the layout of homes is changing with a preference for open concept kitchens, and perhaps this is lending itself to a "more informal relationship...when a meal is consumed." Read the full article here


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