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Food-Themed Protest Posters as Resistance

Our current political moment has incited numerous protests and with them a new cohort of protest posters, including ones that engage food as resistance in ways literal and metaphorical, scathing and humorous. 408 more words

Food History

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

0e7216_bcc98eebe2a1492b8a20a77c08893614~mv2.jpg Love this project, love the humour and creativity so many people are bringing to their activism and solidarity. And so important to help each other stay upbeat with a chuckle here, a naughty giggle there...

Holly McNish's Brilliant Breastfeeding Poem

I’m completely committed to insisting that breastfeeding is a food issue, one of food politics and all the ways power comes into play, of food security, and of food sovereignty, in OUR right to decide how we eat and feed.   169 more words

Food Politics

A Love Letter to Cooking Your Own Damn Food

November 9th, 2016 was a day few Americans will ever forget. And now we’re all looking for ways to feel less helpless, less at the whim of a government that doesn’t seem to share any of the values of the majority of its constituents. 436 more words


What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, February 13, 2017

A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to… 885 more words


Government Influence on the Food Industry

The economy of food has grown exponentially since the foundation of the FDA and USDA in the United States in the early 1900’s. Food industry is a large percentage of the makeup of the US economy and gross domestic product that is protected by a veil from the typical consumer. 846 more words

Food Industry

Interlude: Cows love Skittles

Friends, we interrupt our regularly scheduled light and fluffy travel programming to bring you a brief interlude on cows. Cows and Skittles, to be precise. If you are here just for fun travel adventures, please feel free to tune out now – this one is about food politics. 976 more words


what to eat in troubled times

A friend, an indefatigable defender of human rights and environmental causes, writes to me and asks what to eat in troubled times.

I reply,

You should eat the foods of the people from around the world who now need your strength of resistance. 198 more words

Nutrition, Health