Ten Ways to Make your Thanksgiving About Social and Environmental Justice

Ten Ways to Make your Thanksgiving About Social and Environmental Justice

I love that Thanksgiving is a food and gratitude centered holiday. But ever since reading about the actual people’s history of the holiday, I’m more…

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Public Hearing on DC Waterfront Development

Public Hearing on DC Waterfront Development

I moonlight as the vice-president of the Gangplank Slipholder’s Association when I’m not beekeeping and working as a professor at American University’s School of International…

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It Starts with Bread

It Starts with Bread

I don’t know Vim and Vigor, but I felt their presence this early morning upon awakening. I decided to bake some bread. Eating well, feeling…

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A rant

A rant

It has long puzzled me why things got to be the way they are when I go into the grocery store: organic fruit often has…

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Kudos to Lafayette College Corn

Kudos to Lafayette College Corn

This post, courtesy of Rhonda:“I’ve been back to school a couple days now. Imagine my surprise when I saw plots of corn on the main…

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Found it! In Grave Danger of Falling Food

Found it! In Grave Danger of Falling Food

The Permaculture Guy (named Fynn, right?) we met in New Zealand recommended this film highly. It isn’t accessible in Netflix, but here’s the great news:…

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Food and transit related resources

Food and transit related resources

The Community Food Security Coalition is up to all the right stuff. Check them out. Their list of publications is especially impressive. And as long…

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Magic Mushrooms: oil-spill clean-ups

Magic Mushrooms: oil-spill clean-ups

My kitchen is almost never caught without mushrooms in the fridge. I love all sorts of ugly mushrooms, with all their goofy-looking gills and super…

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Soup and Jane Addams

Soup and Jane Addams

An old community organizing mantra goes something like this:Give them food, and they will come.This worked in social-work pioneer Jane Addams‘ time, as she promoted…

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