Tag: Gardening

Weed or Not Weed?

Alma Gottlieb , August 18th, 2021

Weeding is an exercise in anthropology. How do we know what’s a weed? The great French anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss, organized his 80-year career around one foundational principle: &#82…

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“This garden is who I am”

standplaatswereld , April 16th, 2018

by Ola Plonska This month the Master thesis ‘This Garden is who I am’ has been awarded as the best thesis written on Latin-America and the Caribbean in…

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Cultivating an Outer Space Ecology: Introducing the On-Orbit Gardener

melanie ford , March 3rd, 2017

NASA poster from Mars Explorers Wanted Series Part of a series commissioned in 2009 by NASA for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center, the “Farmers Wanted” poster above…

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Of Territorialization and Transplantation: The Contradictions of a Settler Garden in South Africa

colinhoag , October 18th, 2016

Derick Fay, UC Riverside Department of Anthropology § Located in what is now the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, the Haven Hotel is nested within concentric circles of…