Timothy Lorek compares two calendars from Colombia that offer competing visions of plantation presents and agricultural futures.
Tagged: Food and Agriculture
Current methods of composting came out of colonial plantation agriculture, but have become a key way of practicing polyculture and imagining multispecies communities.
Christian Brooks Keeve traces how fugitive seeds and seed stories are deeply entangled with the stories and legacies of the Black diaspora.
Drawing from her fieldwork with small-scale oil palm growers and plantation workers in Colombia, Angela Serrano describes a smaller way to farm oil palm.
Farmer and educator Kamal Bell discusses the growth of Sankofa Farms and the legacies of racism and dispossession for African American farmers.
Organic farming has far-right roots. While the movement has grown beyond those, its history shows why we must examine our theories of social change.
The National Vegetarian Museum celebrates Chicago’s vegetarian past with a traveling exhibit about the vegetarian firsts of the Second City and beyond.
Aquaculture is bringing seafood out of the sea. It might be a good idea.
Artist and writer Sunaura Taylor charts a path toward disability and animal liberation by rethinking care and interdependence, understanding the environmental and physical burdens of our food systems, and more.
Farming has been a part of Black freedom struggles for a long time. It’s always been about much more than growing food.