Local Food, Global Justice

I had the pleasure of attending the First Annual Workshop on Food Justice and Peace this past Friday and Saturday at Michigan State University, and at that workshop I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Navin of Oakland University. My talk offered a defense of local food from a radical... [Read More]

Why Local?

[I feel like my blog posts tend to be pretty technical and academic. This post is an attempt to write for a broader audience, while still being philosophical.] [Read More]
Tags: local virtues

The Tangled (Food) Web We Weave

The basic reason I find the food system so fascinating is the complex and often surprising connections between issues that, at first glance, don’t seem to have much to do with each other.\ Consider the amount of processed food we eat, the ecological concerns we have about food production (pesticides,... [Read More]