What A Victory Garden Can Be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

As our nation’s birthday draws near I find myself thinking about what food production has looked like in the past and the role it has played in our culture. More specifically, I’ve been thinking about victory gardens.

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Culinary Arts and Indigenous Foods

Monday, June 15, 2015

Having instructed in Pima Community College’s Culinary Arts program for over 10 years, I’m familiar with all the standard practices—what students need to know to survive in the restaurant industry, to open a bakery, or just to ensure they (not to mention their friends and their family!) will eat good food for the rest of their lives. But over that time…

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The Difficulty in Defining Local, as It Pertains to MyPlate

Thursday, January 3, 2013

During our MyPlate project—our attempt to experiment with USDA’s MyPlate project in our local food context—some tough questions came up.  The first question was, obviously, “What does local…

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