Faced with climate change and a global pandemic, small-scale farmers are working together to prosper. Nicolas Loodts follows the supply chain of organic citrus fruits from Sicily to Belgium.
Tagged: Food and Agriculture
Nuns and farmers work together at Sinsinawa Mound, seeking justice and enchantment in bean patches. Margaux Crider gives us an inside look.
European colonization dramatically altered the Montana landscape. Becca Dower, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, shows how two community agriculture projects are restoring native ecologies and Indigenous food sovereignty.
Genetically modified cotton seeds are not an easy fix for the struggles of agrarian life. Can cooperative economies help?
Six scholars recommend books and essays they’re teaching this fall to navigate the pandemics of coronavirus and racial injustice.
What has hoarding during the coronavirus pandemic revealed about the slow violence of plantation histories in suburban back yards? Andrea Knutson traces the logic of scarcity from 17th century Barbados to the local Whole Foods.
Faron Levesque sits down with Dr. Jennifer Gaddis to discuss Gaddis’s book, The Labor of Lunch, and how school food can fuel the fight for justice for both workers and students.
Geographer Eden Kinkaid provides a tour of an exhibit at the National Agricultural Science Museum in India and discusses how it shapes narratives of development and modernity beyond the museum walls.
Gardening is on the rise as the world quarantines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anna Muenchrath considers the implications and opportunities of the quarantine garden in her review of The Poetics and Politics of Gardening in Hard Times.
Timothy Lorek compares two calendars from Colombia that offer competing visions of plantation presents and agricultural futures.