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Kellogg Strike

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On October 6, 2021
Strike at the Kellogg cereal plants around the same food-based unionbusting going on around the nation: Work at all of the Kellogg Company’s U.S. cereal plants came to a halt Tuesday as roughly 1,400 workers went on strike, but it wasn’t immediately clear how much the supply of Frosted Flakes or any of the company’s […]

Superweeds

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On August 22, 2021

The Green Revolution certainly has produced a vast amount of crops that has fed the world. Can’t really argue with that. But the use of massive petrochemicals is also not sustainable and has a h

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We haven’t watched any corporate propaganda in awhile. So let’s watch this piece of brilliance out of Del Monte’s canned pea industry, the 1939 film Pick of the Pod. Using color in 1939, pretty high end! Of course, canned peas are not as good as fresh peas. These were claims made at the time as […]
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Chicken Shortage

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On May 1, 2021
I find is absolutely astounding that for the utterly insane number of chickens this country raises for meat, to the point that the conditions for them are an utter atrocity, we now eat so much chicken that we are facing shortages. The popularity of chicken — from sandwiches and tenders to nuggets and wings — […]
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Eat Your Greens

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On March 26, 2021
Not everything around here has to be a super bummer. So how about a story about the resurrection of nearly lost variations of collards? Regardless of when or how they arrived stateside, collard greens flourished in Southern gardens. 20 main varieties, from the Yellow Cabbage collard to the Old Timey Green, established themselves as garden […]

On Food Activism

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On February 25, 2021

I’ve long been interested in food activism, more in theory than in personal interest in participation. What motivates my interest here is the connections between food activism and the larger atm

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