Evolutionary Foodprints

Evolutionary Foodprints

By Peter S. Ungar
New approaches to the dental remains of early hominins and the diets of living primates are changing our understanding of what our ancestors ate and why.
Tasting Independence

Tasting Independence

By Camille Frazier and Akhil Gupta
Maggi instant noodles are a treasured favorite among India’s young people. Their banning in 2015 conjured youthful memories of rebellion and revealed the uncertainties of our global food systems.
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The Coastal Edge

The Coastal Edge

By Lukas Ley
New technologies are refortifying our coastlines against anthropogenic climate change, drawing our water edgelands near and making them tangible and perhaps valuable.
Eat, Drink, and Stand in Japan

Eat, Drink, and Stand in Japan

By Steven C. Fedorowicz
Japan’s standing bars offer respite from the daily grind with drinks, lively company, and a feast of small dishes.
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From Cocoa Farms to Candy Chutes

From Cocoa Farms to Candy Chutes

By Carla D. Martin and Kathryn Sampeck
The Wonka-fication of chocolate in American society is multiply damaging, increasing cocoa producer vulnerability to COVID-19 and further eliding the inequalities that characterize the value chain.
People of the Bean

People of the Bean

By Hilary B. King, Andrea Rissing, and Yulia E. Chuvileva
An heirloom bean club brings culinary community and diverse foodways to its legume lovers’ doors.
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Killing the Workers Who Feed Us

Killing the Workers Who Feed Us

By Angela Stuesse
Keeping processing lines running at workers’ expense is not only a sign of our pandemic times. The meat and poultry processing industry has long treated workers as disposable.
The Darker the History, the Sweeter the Truth

The Darker the History, the Sweeter the Truth

By Naomi Reed
How a white identified city struggles to commemorate the Black lives and deaths that produced its sugar and built its wealth.
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Evolutionary Foodprints

Evolutionary Foodprints

By Peter S. Ungar
January 13, 2021
New approaches to the dental remains of early hominins and the diets of living primates are changing our understanding of what our ancestors ate and why.
Tasting Independence

Tasting Independence

By Camille Frazier and Akhil Gupta
January 13, 2021
Maggi instant noodles are a treasured favorite among India’s young people. Their banning in 2015 conjured youthful memories of rebellion and revealed the uncertainties of our global food systems.
-
The Coastal Edge

The Coastal Edge

By Lukas Ley
January 12, 2021
New technologies are refortifying our coastlines against anthropogenic climate change, drawing our water edgelands near and making them tangible and perhaps valuable.
Eat, Drink, and Stand in Japan

Eat, Drink, and Stand in Japan

By Steven C. Fedorowicz
January 8, 2021
Japan’s standing bars offer respite from the daily grind with drinks, lively company, and a feast of small dishes.
-
From Cocoa Farms to Candy Chutes

From Cocoa Farms to Candy Chutes

By Carla D. Martin and Kathryn Sampeck
January 8, 2021
The Wonka-fication of chocolate in American society is multiply damaging, increasing cocoa producer vulnerability to COVID-19 and further eliding the inequalities that characterize the value chain.
People of the Bean

People of the Bean

By Hilary B. King, Andrea Rissing, and Yulia E. Chuvileva
January 8, 2021
An heirloom bean club brings culinary community and diverse foodways to its legume lovers’ doors.
-
Killing the Workers Who Feed Us

Killing the Workers Who Feed Us

By Angela Stuesse
January 8, 2021
Keeping processing lines running at workers’ expense is not only a sign of our pandemic times. The meat and poultry processing industry has long treated workers as disposable.
The Darker the History, the Sweeter the Truth

The Darker the History, the Sweeter the Truth

By Naomi Reed
January 8, 2021
How a white identified city struggles to commemorate the Black lives and deaths that produced its sugar and built its wealth.
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