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Repast: Beyond Cottage Core with John Seymour
A British pioneer in self-sufficiency gets back to the land
The Green Revolution and its Complexities
The Green Revolution was hailed as a miracle cure for hunger. So why are the consequences still threatening farmers’ livelihoods, as well as the environment?
M.F.K. Fisher and the Art of Eating Through a Crisis
A great American food writer’s guide to eating in wartime holds even more relevance today
Viva La Causa
Designing a Union for Farm Workers
REPAST: Horace Fletcher, the Original Food Faddist
Nicknamed “The Great Masticator”, Horace Fletcher adopted and encouraged an extreme food fad in the early 20th century –– to chew until food “swallowed itself”
Repast: Grete Lihotzky, the Social Architect
Margarete Lihotzky and her fellow architects designed a way out of post-war conditions for Frankfurt, creating the forerunner of modern kitchens for the urban working class.
REPAST: George Washington Carver, the Agricultural Educator
Carver transformed the lives of thousands of students, farmhands and families through his approach and advocacy.
REPAST: Alexis Soyer
The Victorian Celebrity Chef