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Topics examined include struggles against pesticides and GMOs, efforts to improve workers' pay and conditions throughout the food system, and ways to push food activism beyond its typical reliance on individualism, consumerism, and private property. (2017)
The stories told here highlight the contiguity between the intimate decisions we make as individuals concerning what we eat and the social and geopolitical processes we enact to secure nourishment, territory, and belonging.
This guide aims to point you to some useful starting places for your research on food and culture. Please feel free to contact me for help navigating these resources or finding sources for your individual research topics. I'm happy to work with you on any aspect of the research process.
Over 3.3 million articles on global warming, climate change, soil, plants, agronomy, and more. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
With a focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas, this collection gathers historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgender community, and changes in gender roles, including articles dating back as far as the 1970s.
A national project from the Tenement Museum that explores American immigration and migration through crowd-sourced stories of everyday objects. Choose Category: Foodways to explore stories and images related to food.
This Atlas from the USDA allows you to map a community's ability to access healthy food, using indicators such as the availability of food assistance programs, store and restaurant proximity, food prices, state food insecurity, socioeconomic characteristics, and health and physical activity.