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Author Archive | Joseph Tobin
From the Editor | Melissa L. Caldwell

From the Editor, Fall 2014

As the parent of a three-year-old, I find myself confronted by issues around proper diet and eating habits on a regular basis. From what I have heard from friends and colleagues who are also parents of small children, picky eating is rampant among the American toddler set.

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Issues | Volume 14 Number 3

Fall 2014

Special Issue on Nutritional Deficiencies including Introducing Critical Nutrition, Nutrition as a Project, Doing Nutrition Differently. Plus: A Compendium of Cheeses, Julia Child in Sonoma, Creative Works and more!

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Research Article | B.R. Cohen

Don’t Mono-crop the Movement: Toward a Cultural Ecology of Local Food

What matters for the future of healthy food is not just farmers’ markets, CSAs, urban farms, food hubs, and the like—the particular individual innovations of the foodsheds—but the ways they interact and overlap.

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Creative Work | Susan Comninos

Apples

“Apples” was just an exercise to see if I could write a five-line poem without metaphor or hyperbole, except for in the final line.

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Critical Reflection | Stacy Adimando

Lives of Pie

On a lazy Sunday afternoon in spring, what appeared was a hankering for pie. And, though I did not realize it at the time, the recipe I baked to satisfy my craving would teach me so much about where I came from, and where I was headed.

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From the Editor | Melissa L. Caldwell

From the Editor, Summer 2014

What makes food “local”? And why does “the local” matter when we speak of food?

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Issues | Volume 14 Number 2

Summer 2014

An Interview with Saru Jayaraman; Greek Migrants and Australian Foodways; Dining, Theatre, and the Historical Avant-Garde; Reflections on Sheep, Landscape, and Defining Locality; Foodscapes of Sustainability in the Mediterranean; and more!

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Meet the Author | Julie Guthman

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: An interview with Seth Holmes

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies describes the physical pain and emotional suffering that Triqui migrant workers routinely face during their work in the West Coast berry fields

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From the Editor | Melissa L. Caldwell

From the Editor, Spring 2014

Welcome to 2014 and the first issue of Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies

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Issues | Volume 14 Number 1

Spring 2014

An Interview with Seth Holmes; The Story of Tomatoes; Toward a Cultural Ecology of Local Food; An Edible Moral Economy in the Motor City; University, Community, and Redefining Expertise in the Food System; The Restaurants of Paris, and more!

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