Blog Post 1

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During this week’s crash course in the industrialization of food there have been a few things that have given me pause to consider. I graduated high school at the age of 18, weighing 310 pounds, with absolutely zero idea of nutrition. Currently at 28 I stay around 215 pounds, and I am always trying to keep up to date with… Read more »

Welcome to Our Course

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Food is simultaneously political and ecological: it is about who gets what, when and how; and it depends upon ecosystems, even as it alters them. Since we eat formerly living organisms, we might even think of food as the environment we eat. The current world food system feeds 7.5 billion people—inequitably, to be sure, and with tremendous ecological and public-health… Read more »