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#Chicken, the charismatic #supermarket, cultural economy of #power and #quinoa – in conversation with Jane Dixon

What connects chicken and quinoa? That’s what I wanted to ask Prof Jane Dixon when I met her last month in London near the end of her time as Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at the Centre for Food Policy, City, University … Continue reading

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Gastronomy explained – it’s much more than fancy dining

What do you think of when you hear the word gastronomy? Fancy food? Elite eating? That’s not what they mean at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. I’ve been going to visit the university in January for the past few years to … Continue reading

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Food Security Governance – Empowering communities, regulating corporations. A new book by Nora McKeon

While I was in Rome this week I met Nora McKeon who’s just published a new book on how we manage our food systems. I took the chance to ask her to outline the key aims of the book and … Continue reading

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Great start for the free, on-line Food Systems Academy launched Monday 27 October

I’m delighted that the new on-line, open education resource, the Food Systems Academy got off to a great start yesterday. Many thanks to all those who have already tweeted – @FoodSystemsAcad – and blogged about it. It provides a dozen key-note talks … Continue reading

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