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

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

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pesticide Drift and the Politics of Scale

From Sociological Images, on the fight for a cleaner agriculture… Pesticide Drift and the Politics of Scale.

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tomato Tariff: The Politics of Fruits and Vegetables

The Tomato Tariff: The Politics of Fruits and Vegetables.

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

My friend Jess Duncan just came out with her new book. Congratulations!

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

F4 = 3 := Principles for Gardeners, Cooks, and Sociologists, or the art of composting

Gardens mirror our culture: what we grow reflects our worldviews, our memories, and our hopes. One plant reminds us of our beloved grandmother, another reflects our¬†current fascinations. Then there are … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment