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Palestine and the West Bank Agricultural Struggle

Palestine and the West Bank Agricultural Struggle

Facing impossible conditions, local farmers in the occupied West Bank hope a return to their roots will bring Palestine closer to food sovereignty.

How Recovering African Crops Could Address Lost Cuisine

How Recovering African Crops Could Address Lost Cuisine

To improve food access, Sub-Saharan Africa can rediscover lost native food plants, and embrace cuisines as diverse as the many cultures and traditions that are found on the continent.

The Future of Food Justice

The Future of Food Justice

Saryta Rodríguez, editor of the essay collection, Food Justice: A Primer, shares thoughts on the future of equity and opportunity.

Culinary Colonization

Culinary Colonization

In Bristol, England, the deep roots of Jamaican cuisine and it’s often-copied culture serve as an example of just how detrimental cultural appropriation really is.

The Culinary Citizenship of Peshawar’s Pulao

The Culinary Citizenship of Peshawar’s Pulao

Changing political climates in Afghanistan pushed millions of refugees into Pakistan. And in about four decades, they ended up changing the Pakistani foodscape.

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Meher Mirza

Following Naan Through Asia

Regardless of where it travels, the flatbread known in Indian cuisine as naan shares its gastronomic inheritance with several countries in Asia.

Stef Ferrari

Plenty: A Short Story

In the not-so-distant future, food is a source of memory, survival, and human connection in this speculative fiction short story.

Samanta Helou Hernandez

Bertha Gonzalez Brings Friends to Celebrate Ten Years of Tequila

In Mexico, Bertha Gonzalez commemorates the tenth anniversary of her tequila brand, Casa Dragones, with some of the country’s most notable culinary women.

Ferron Salniker

How Immigration and Trade Policy Have Shaped U.S. Agriculture

A history of immigration, trade and discriminatory economic policies have made U.S. farms dependent on exploitable labor mostly by Latinx immigrants.

Elena Valeriote

Consumer Supported Models for the Future of Farming

Unique community-supported agriculture programs provide critical revenue for small farmers in the midst of the pandemic and climate-related crises, while also giving consumers the opportunity to actively engage with their local food system.

Oren Peleg

Coffee in Crisis, Part Two: The Cost of our Morning Cup

Combined with the effects of climate change, a pricing crisis creates an uncertain future for specialty coffee.

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