Food Studies features the voices of volunteer student bloggers from a variety of different food- and agriculture-related programs at universities around the world. You can explore the full series here. Photo: Library of Congress I have always had an impulse to record my world. Hand-written letters are my favorite birthday present (for myself and others). My emails go on and on, full of emotion and detail. I jot descriptions of everything happening around me whenever I find myself sitting still with a few minutes to spare. I've felt this need since I was a kid, but the intent behind it …
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Anna is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she spends her days cooking, eating, blogging, writing a dissertation on the history of canned food in America, working as the food intern for the environmental dorm on campus, and teaching a freshman food ethics seminar.