Nice to Meat You

This past week wasn’t terribly exciting (but very interesting), with Monday being a day full of presentations on the journeys of various foods in the system. My group chose to research Cheddar cheese (no whey would I pass up an opportunity to do a project surrounding cheese). Tuesday, we had a lecture on marketing and food, as well as meetings to really start putting our dissertation proposals together (it’s due in less than three weeks!). Continue reading

Getting Cozy with Commensality

Monday and Tuesday (Jan 23 & 24)

During this Monday class session, Geoff Tansey of the Food Systems Academy spent the day with us. He explained the vast inequalities found in the current global food system and potential solutions to this issue should the world decide to spread the economic and comestible wealth.  Continue reading