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Feeding a Movement: The Kitchens of the Standing Rock Camps

Since April, thousands of Indigenous people and their allies have converged on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and treaty lands, to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), slated to cross under the Missouri River directly upstream from the reservation. 3,427 more words

Kitchen-Counter-Culture reblogged this on Kitchen Counter Culture and commented:

Chills of love and respect kept going down my spine reading this account of the kitchens at Standing Rock, from activist-anthropologist-writer Liz Hoover, on an ever interesting and insightful blog.

Slaughter House Rules of the Jungle

(Published in Village Magazine, June 2016)

Ireland is awakening to the environmental impact of its livestock industry. Village has led the way, tackling an unpalatable subject that the O’Reilly/O’Brien press and the Old Lady of D’Olier Street for a long time ignored. 1,310 more words

Post-Election: Food and, well, everything else we value

Not a good week. At all. Even Garrison Keillor is jumping in and warning the Rust Belt states that they’ve made an extreme mistake that will keep them down (and they’re probably not listening or aware that he’s even left NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion”) and prevent them from enjoying anything but more Hamburger Helper and Mac ‘n’ Cheese in all its fabulously innovative variations for the next ten years or so. 1,464 more words

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"Toblerone changes its iconic shape and chocoholics go crazy" (CNN)

“Mondelez International (MDLZ), which produces the airport shopping staple, blamed rising ingredient prices for the change. By adding space between the triangles, the company was able to keep the bar’s original packaging and length, but reduce the amount of chocolate.

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Plate Politics

Eating and politics should not mix.

With the election tomorrow, I don’t want to think about politics.  Eating, on the other hand, is something I could (and basically do) think about all day.   456 more words

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Restaurants That Flat Out Ban Trump

A sign hangs outside a restaurant in Fort Greene, Brooklyn reading, “This is a toupe free zone” with a picture of Donald Trump clearly stating that Donald Trump is banned from the restaurant. 420 more words

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