Tag Archives: 2014 Sustainable Food

Eat Your Iowa Vegetables

There is little agreement about how to apply the principles of sustainable agriculture to the dominant chemical-based farming system and equally robust hegemony of consumer society. It is not clear that these ideas about farming and consumerism even go together. … Continue reading

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Toward an Iowa Local Food System

Writing about gardening, farm work, fermentation, soup-making, canning and cooking is personally satisfying, but what is the connection to our broader society? Why does one person’s journey in life with friends and family matter in the broader scope of things? … Continue reading

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An Iowa Pot of Chili

(Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final article in a Blog for Iowa series about food and food pricing in Iowa, centered around a comparison shopping trip to buy ingredients for a bowl of vegetarian chili. Read the previous … Continue reading

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