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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“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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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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