Tag: food sovereignty

The Food Security Myth: Struggle Toward Food Sovereignty in Benin

foodanthro , December 9th, 2021

Segnide J. Guidimadjegbe Oregon State University I was born and raised in Benin, a West African Country that is used to be called “Dahomey.” Very young, my sibling…


The Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right 2021 Award Winner!

foodanthro , November 3rd, 2021

Ileana I. Diaz, 2021 Thomas Marchione Award Winner SAFN is pleased to announce that the 2021 Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right Student Award winner is Ileana Diaz, of the University…


Do you know where your tea comes from?

foodanthro , October 11th, 2021

Ben Posner, MAT, MBA Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash Some mornings a cup of English Breakfast. Some afternoons a cup of Earl Grey. Most evenings a cup…


Centavitos Against Food Insecurity: Structural Violence, Charity, and Technical Fixes in Guatemala

Luisa Madrigal Marroquín , June 1st, 2021

On March 23rd, 2021, the 2020 yearly results for the “Gran Cruzada Nacional por la Desnutrición” (Great National Crusade for Malnutrition) were presented in a press conference held…


Hunger, Religion, and Public Anthropology

foodanthro , January 19th, 2021

Betsy Taylor Is feeding the hungry, a key moral value in religious teachings across cultures? I was recently asked this by a pediatrician concerned about child hunger in…


People of the Bean

Chelsea Horton , January 8th, 2021

An heirloom bean club brings culinary community and diverse foodways to its legume lovers’ doors. Alubia Blanca, Good Mother Stallard, Vaquero, Eye of the Goat. Four times a…

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“La gente tiene que comer”: Food and COVID-19

foodanthro , May 13th, 2020

Lisa Grabinsky Oregon State University “La gente tiene que comer.” (“People have to eat”), my mother replied when I decided to study Nutrition and Food Science, believing that…


Intercultural Learning Community on Food, Culture and Social Justice, Part II

foodanthro , January 3rd, 2020

The Intercultural Learning Community at the vegan restaurant, Quinoa, operated by one of our own members, Luz Zaruma Joan Gross Oregon State University Just as our fall term…


Intercultural Learning Community on Food, Culture and Social Justice

foodanthro , October 15th, 2019

Group photo at Oregon Food Bank Farms Joan Gross Oregon State University I spent two very intense weeks at the end of September leading the lntercultural Learning Community…


Thomas Marchione Award

foodanthro , August 11th, 2016

Thomas Marchione Award: Recognizing Outstanding Student Research Honoring the seminal academic and humanitarian work of Thomas J. Marchione, this award is given to an MA, MS or Ph.D….


Advancing Critical Food Systems Education through Service Learning

David Meek , May 29th, 2016

David Meek, Author In anthropology departments across the country, food systems courses are becoming increasingly prevalent. Their rapid growth makes sense, because there is significant overlap betwee…

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