Deeply Rooted

On yesterday’s Leonard Lopate show on WNYC was a segment about a new book , “Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness“.  Promo line for the segment… A century of industrialization has created a food system riddled with problems, yet we look to nutritionists and government agencies, scientists and chefs for solutions, insteadContinue reading “Deeply Rooted”

Give Us Bread: a local play about the Food Riots of 1917

The Anthropologists are putting on a play that sounds right up our alley… Food prices shot up overnight. Starvation threatened families from Williamsburg, Brooklyn to the Lower East Side to the Bronx. A group of women came together to demand action. Boycotts accelerated into riots. The year was 1917 and prices for basic food itemsContinue reading “Give Us Bread: a local play about the Food Riots of 1917”