So, agriculture and climate change

There is no doubt that environmental and political narratives around climate change and agriculture are going to be considered seriously in 2020. As I write in FoodWISE,           One of the biggest threats to agricultural webs is climate change. Current patterns of food production will change around the world as seasonal…

“Thanksgiving” is about more than food

My “Thanksgiving” break this year was memorable for one reason: I enjoyed it with all my family—daughter Emily in from graduate school in New York City and son Ian from Bellingham, and all our partners. The food was grand (see below), but also the vista—our little farmstead on Shaw Island, and then the more public…

Consider cheese for holiday baking and cooking

This holiday, consider cheese for baking and cooking. But first, is cheese even something you want to put on your menu? As I write in FoodWISE (with an eye on some history and cultural geography), The trick here is to stop—think—then act; consider all the factors in play and make your decision from there. For…