Tag: Food

How the Sausage Is Made

How the Sausage Is Made

Danille Elise Christensen

Working harder to understand exactly how this sausage is made compels us to consider the intersections of tacit knowledge, physical dexterity, social savvy, and sensory power, as well as how the appellation craft can bolster hierarchies framed in terms of gender, class, and race.

The Many Layered Cake

The Many Layered Cake

KC Hysmith
An Edible North Carolina History

An Edible North Carolina History

Marcie Cohen Ferris, photographs by Baxter Miller
Sowing an Agricultural Jewish Identity

Sowing an Agricultural Jewish Identity

SJ Seldin and Shani Mink in conversation with Margaret Weinberg Norman

The Jewish Farmer Network held its inaugural conference, Cultivating Cultures: A Gathering of Jewish Farmers, in early February 2020. There, participants traded thoughts on permaculture and perennials over Shabbat dinner. "There is nothing revolutionary about the combination of Judaism and agriculture," writes Maragret Norman. "After all, the Jewish calendar doesn’t turn over in the dead of winter but at the end of the summer, at the turn of the seasons. The Torah even contains rules for agricultural practice. But there is something both new and radical at the intersection of these cultures." Norman spoke to organizers SJ Seldin and Shani Mink about their work.

Book Tour: A Good Meal Is Hard to Find

Book Tour: A Good Meal Is Hard to Find

Amy C. Evans and Martha Foose Hall in conversation with Shay Youngblood

A Good Meal Is Hard to Find presents more than 60 recipes by Martha Hall Foose inspired by the paintings of Amy C. Evans. Novelist Shay Youngblood talks with the two about their collaborative process.