Food Studies features the voices of 11 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. I don't mean to brag, but this week, I had a particularly awesome reply to the inevitable question about what you actually study in a Food Studies program: "Well, this week, I graphed and analyzed data on organic livestock in New Jersey from 2000 to 2008, read and discussed the history of anorexia nervosa, and styled and photographed an Oktoberfest editorial." Of those three, though, it has been reading …
Get Grist in Your Inbox
What is climate change doing to our mental health?
Amory Lovins’ high-tech home skimps on energy but not on comfort
This little fox loves transit. Should we tell him he just missed his stop?
Millions alive today would have to die before the paleo diet could take over
Meet the Andy Griffith who’s going after fracking polluters