reflections on food

growing, cooking, eating, and thinking…

Eat better, save money, reduce waste: can we really do it all?

Americans spend on average less than 7% of their income on food, and this is not good news. Cheap food -or, to put it better, food made cheaply- is not … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Rage About “Real Women”

Source: My Rage About “Real Women”

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Gathering Waters By Shea Howell

Originally posted on The Boggs Blog:
Thinking for ourselves By Shea Howell  Gathering Waters May 31, 2015 While the Michigan corporate elite gathered on Mackinac Island to congratulate themselves for…

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I loved–and left–Detroit

Originally posted on minehahaforman:
Detroit is a bad city. I mean, Michael Jackson bad. Urban Dictionary bad. I love the country feel of the East side because it reminds me…

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Can’t Hide Mine, Please Don’t Hide Yours: An Open Letter to Ben Affleck

Originally posted on Afroculinaria:
Dear Ben, Its unfortunate because of a massive internet hack we are in this particular place discussing your ancestral past. It’s horrible that your private matters…

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Indigenous vegetables are on the rise in Kenya.

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The biggest source of plastic trash you’ve never heard of

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

F5 = 5 := Frames

Frames dictate and define how we see what we see. The crucial issue for the sociologist is to understand who decides which frames we are supposed to use… and for … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

F5 = 5 := Non-human agency

In the garden as well as in the field a multiplicity of actors intervenes to create the landscape we live in. Honoring non-human agency is an easy task for the … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

F5 = 5 := Reflexivity

The concept of reflexivity, as developed by Giddens, refers to one of the processes by which people in contemporary societies shape their lives by taking up trends while at the same … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment