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Consumer Supported Models for the Future of Farming

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.

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.

Sowing the Future of Food Systems

Sowing the Future of Food Systems

Contemporary food studies programs are increasingly addressing the multifaceted challenges of food and its politics, including social justice, food sovereignty, and environmental sustainability.

Culinary Schools Adapt to a Changing Restaurant Landscape

Culinary Schools Adapt to a Changing Restaurant Landscape

The COVID-19 closures cause and accelerate the evolution of culinary education.

A Snapshot of Italy’s Foodways in History

A Snapshot of Italy’s Foodways in History

In times of crisis, Italy has always turned to food as a means of creating community. But what does it mean to connect through food during COVID?

It’s Time To Stop Calling It East Indian Cuisine

It’s Time To Stop Calling It East Indian Cuisine

For decades, Indian cuisine in Canada has been labeled East Indian—a misnomer born out of colonial ignorance. Now, it’s time for a change.

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.

Uyghur Cuisine Flourishes in Istanbul

Uyghur Cuisine Flourishes in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Uyghur community finds freedom to express their culinary and religious culture in Turkey.

The Road From El Salvador To the American Restaurant

The Road From El Salvador To the American Restaurant

The journey of an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador, who rose to become sous chef of one of New York City’s top restaurants.

From Land Comes Life

From Land Comes Life

In Hawaii, a growing movement is taking inspiration from ancient philosophy to build a more resilient food economy.

Buenos Aires’ Emerging Community-Driven Food Scene

Buenos Aires’ Emerging Community-Driven Food Scene

In Buenos Aires, restaurant workers are using the pandemic as an opportunity to reclaim their neighborhoods with DIY food businesses.

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

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.

Kristen Kish Finds Strength and Family in Diversity

Kristen Kish Finds Strength and Family in Diversity

Kristen Kish, executive chef and partner of Arlo Grey in Austin, Texas, shares the ways in which staff diversity strengthens a team both in and out of the kitchen, and why that’s critical during the Covid era.

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