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Why you eat what you eat

Preferences and perceptions of food are not solely driven by a sense of taste.  In her new book, Why You Eat What You Eat: The Science Behind Our Relationship With Food  (W. W. Norton & Company, December, 2017), Rachel Herz, a … Continue reading

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The ethics of food and the health of the planet

University of Virginia Professor of Religion, Ethics & Environment Willis Jenkins will give an address on “The Ethics of Food and the Health of the Planet” on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. A co-director of the Institute for … Continue reading

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A conversation with Michael Pollan

Best-selling author Michael Pollan, an expert in food, farms, gardens, and eating habits, will be interviewed by BC Sociology Professor Juliet Schor on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Pollan is the author of In Defense … Continue reading

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The farming life

They started out as professor and student. Six years later, Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies Brian Gareau and alumnus Connor Fitzmaurice are friends and co-authors of the new book Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm (Yale … Continue reading

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