My thoughts on Permaculture were posted on Construction Lit Mag…

The article, posted today on Construction, talks about my visit to Tierra del Sol, a permaculture farm just outside Oaxaca, and introduces the context of my group’s trip to Mexico… See the full article here: http://www.constructionlitmag.com/culture/mexican-food-chronicles-introduction-permaculture/

Big Money, Soda Taxes, and GMOs

Note: this article first appeared in Construction Lit Mag. While big money did not win out in the presidential election (see: the amount of money spent by Crossroads GPS, Karl Rove’s Super PAC, and its success rate in the races it tried to influence), when it came to food issues on the ballot in California, … Continue reading

The French Food Chronicles, Part III: Synthesis

Note: this article first appeared on Construction Lit Mag. Though I was in Paris, at the Marché Raspail, and the presence of French speakers shouldn’t have surprised me at all, when I heard the French language around me at that particular moment, I knew that something special, something new was happening. It was lunch hour on a … Continue reading

The Corner of the Field: First Harvest

Note: This article was first posted on Construction Lit Mag. See the original article here. It is the first article of my column, entitled The Corner of the Field, which will be posted monthly.  Leviticus 19:9-10 commands: “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not fully reap the corner of your field, … Continue reading