F4 = 3 := Principles for Gardeners, Cooks, and Sociologists- Plan ahead, and expect things to go their way.
The Michigan climate and the soil in my garden constrain what I can grow. The needs of my family and the physical location define the limits of how far I … Continue reading
Work with what you have: soil, location, reused materials, old and new knowledge. These are basic permaculture principles, which again work well for many purposes. The knowledge we accumulate shapes … Continue reading
From Sociological Images, on the fight for a cleaner agriculture… Pesticide Drift and the Politics of Scale.
The Tomato Tariff: The Politics of Fruits and Vegetables.
Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security
Originally posted on Food Governance:
I am most excited that my book Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security is now available for pre-order!…
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
This is my family: my husband of twenty years, with whom I share unspoken words and deep friendship, and my two teenagers: Anna and Daniel. We are our better selves … Continue reading
I discovered early in life that food has powers. It can soothe emotional pains, and bring to your table people that would not otherwise talk to each other. For many … Continue reading