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Cultivating Food Justice–Edited by Alison Alkon

January 20, 2012


Check out the first four pages of Alison Alkon’s book, Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability.  Alison will be our guest speaker on Tuesday. The website for the book is here. Alison_Alkon’s book 4 pages Here’s a description of the book–check it out! Popularized by such best-selling authors as Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, and […]

Blog Assignment #7: Interview someone who cooks for you

January 17, 2012


For this assignment, you must conduct an informal interview with someone who cooked for you frequently when you were a child. This could be parents, but it could also be a grandparent or other primary caretaker. You can use questions from the list below to get you started, and then see where the conversations takes […]

Food Writing Exercises: Writing the Senses

January 4, 2012


“There are three important apples that have changed the world,” one of my former students said when Steve Jobs passed away: The one that Eve ate in the Bible, the one that inspired Newton’s theory of gravity, and finally the Apple brand that Steve Jobs created. I always loved that insight (which was something she’d […]

Welcome to our class!

January 2, 2012


Hello there SMC students! Welcome to our 2012 Jan Term Course, Eat Your Words: Adventures in Food Writing for the Epicurious.  I’m so excited to go on this food adventure with you. This website is where I’ll post blog and writing assignments, share photos, cool links to events, etc.. Please share your blog site with […]