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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 16–25.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maggie Dickinson Since the 1980s, cutbacks to welfare programs, widespread economic insecurity, and increased federal funding for nonprofit agencies have led to a massive expansion of emergency food providers (EFPs) such as soup kitchens and food pantries across the United States. These anti-hunger...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 109–110.
Published: 01 May 2020
... food and agriculture ever deeper into the neoliberal nexus of power, politics, and capital. Holt-Giménez emphatically highlights the hypocrisy inherent in treating food as a market commod- ity by arguing that such problems as food insecurity are not a question of the amount of food available in the...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., anxiety, and worry, comes from broader concerns about individual and community health, weight, and well-being, as well as from longing for the relations that made certain foods seem naturally embedded in a particular community and rooted in a specific landscape. We consider and compare three very...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 February 2020
... production through community garden development and urban farm granting programs as both ameliorative for food insecurity and a pathway to entrepreneurship and are supported, monetarily and dis- cursively, by local city officials. For example, this public- private partnership manifests as KC Grow Water...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Adam Calo Aging farmer demographics and declining agricultural trends provoke policy makers, farmer advocacy groups, and food system scholars to ask, “Who will do the work of farming in the future?” One response to this concern has been the rise of a “beginning farmer” narrative, where the goal of...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 February 2020
... deeply understand them rather than just gathering data, unveils institutional social and political biases, which hold economic structures in place that actually sustain poverty and food insecurity. Everyone should read this book for there is much to glean even from such a slim volume. The images and...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 February 2020
... an upsetting visual cue that by the 1960s, and even in 2018 at the time of the book s reissue, the state of poverty and food insecurity in the United States has not changed much for some since the Great Depression. Clayton s photographs are not accom- panied by captions to ground the reader with...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Margaret Gray, and Julie Guthman, Mares draws on six years of fieldwork to think critically about the politics of food sovereignty and food insecurity in this idealized food landscape, and gives particular attention to how such land- scapes act to border, obscure, and erase its most essential and...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 February 2020
... that by the 1960s, and even in 2018 at the time of the book s reissue, the state of poverty and food insecurity in the United States has not changed much for some since the Great Depression. Clayton s photographs are not accom- panied by captions to ground the reader with names, ages, locations, or...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 111–112.
Published: 01 November 2019
... de Souza s book offers a radical and valuable perspec- tive on mainstream charitable food models that exist through- out much of North America. Feeding the Other focuses on the intersection of race, white privilege, neoliberalism, and stories of those experiencing food insecurity by pointedly...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... good food can mean for the very future of democracy when he delivered the 2019 Distinguished Lecture at the annual event co-sponsored by the SOAS University of London and Gastronomica . The recorded talk is available for free at www.soas.ac.uk/about/ . This year, in addition to reprinting the lecture...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... spaces for conversation with food pantry customers. Once that work begins to happen, organiza- tions can earnestly move toward unpacking neoliberal tenden- cies and internal hierarchical structures, and truly work in partnership to co-create community-oriented solutions around poverty and food insecurity...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 110–111.
Published: 01 November 2019
... privilege, neoliberalism, and stories of those experiencing food insecurity by pointedly centering the personal experiences of people accessing food pantries, highlighting and trusting their expertise on issues around poverty and hunger. De Souza showcases the challenges, G A S T R O N O M IC A 111 W IN T E...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 8–19.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and food insecurity at each location. In the tri-county area studied in Massachusetts, food insecu- rity rates range from 11 14% while in Ohio it ranges from 14 20% (Feeding America 2019). In these same places, farms produce much more of each crop than needed in order to sell perfect-looking produce...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 95–96.
Published: 01 August 2019
... imperative especially when it comes to study- ing poverty and food insecurity. The stories in Pressure Cooker are not radically new, but they are exceptionally powerful and enhance our understanding of the lived experience of food in- security as well as women s fraught relationship to food and carework...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 96–97.
Published: 01 August 2019
... texts. Academics of- ten feel the pressure to say something new, something unique, something that nobody has ever said or heard before. This can be a ridiculous imperative especially when it comes to study- ing poverty and food insecurity. The stories in Pressure Cooker are not radically new, but they...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 79–92.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Ines Sučić; Tihana Brkljačić; Ljiljana Kaliterna Lipovčan; Renata Glavak-Tkalić; Lana Lučić The aim of this study is to explore the content of lay definitions of happiness containing food/drink and food-related terms. This research is part of CRO-WELL—the Croatian Longitudinal Study of Well-Being...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2019
... need taking on. Food insecurity lack of access to a reliable daily supply of adequate food affects roughly fifteen percent of Americans and nearly a billion people worldwide. At the same time, about two billion people consume so much food that they become overweight and at increased risk of type 2...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2019
... httpsculanth.org/fieldsights/260- why-interspecies-thinking-needs-indigenous-standpoints Tarasuk, Valerie, N. Dachner, and R. Loopstra. 2014. Food Banks, Welfare, and Food Insecurity in Canada. British Food Journal 116(9): 1405 17. Theriault, Noah. 2017. A Forest of Dreams: Ontological Multiplicity and the...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 February 2019
... labor. When exploring breadmaking practices to understand what good bread is and for whom, two seemingly contradictory values stand out. Although cheap flour and bread were highly valued by all my research participants (see also Prieto-Piastro this issue), whose poverty and food insecurity made price a...