Tag: Iowa

Iowa’s Grapes of Wrath: Preserving Land for Food Production in the U.S.

foodanthro , December 17th, 2020

Paul Durrenberger In Grapes of Wrath American writer John Steinbeck told the disheartening story of defeated farmers in 1939 Oklahoma. A bulldozer demolishes a shanty as the family…


Pollution Made by Nature: The Circulation of Nitrate Knowledge in Iowa Agriculture and Conservation

colinhoag , February 19th, 2019

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2018 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to…