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The wrong hunt

Having finished my month long contract working for what feels like a million hours a day, I decided to come visit my sister for a break from the hurly wurly city, and kick back in the Welsh countryside. 416 more words

Plant Diet

So what the bollocks is 'gastrowandering'?

So, gastrowandering is a term I coined a couple of years ago (well at least I think I’m the original creator but hey, no idea is truly original these days). 139 more words

Plant Diet

Saving the bees

On a cool spring day four years ago, our friend Jim came to pick us up in his truck. We drove to a local feed store where we waited forever with dozens of other eager apiarists to pick up our new beehive. 1,517 more words


Food as a Personal and Political Encounter by Angelo Fick

This post features Angelo Fick talk at The Future (s) of Food panel discussion hosted by Food Politics and Cultures Project within the Centre of Excellence in Food Security in collaboration with Human Science Research Council that took place on 5 July 2017.  2,536 more words


Landworkers Alliance: Five Films About Small Scale Agriculture

The Landworkers Alliance “is an organisation of farmers, growers and land-based workers… campaigning for policies to support the infrastructure and markets central to members livelihoods, building alliances and encouraging solidarity.  43 more words

Food Sovereignty

On bread (and gluten)

It is not hyperbole to state that wheat is the reason human civilization exists today. As always, Michael Pollan says it best:

“Compared with earlier and simpler methods humans have devised for turning plants and animals into foods – the roasted chunk of meat, say, or pot of stew, either of which an individual or small group can pull off – a loaf of bread implies a whole civilization. 1,259 more words


Decolonial Food For Thought

Contributors: Claudia Serrato, Chris Rodriguez

Excerpt taken from http://www.decolonialfoodforthought.com:

Decolonizing our Diets; Reindigenizing our Foodways

This is a space where decolonial and Indigenous ways of knowing guide our written thoughts, reflections, and critiques in relation to food systems.

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