Teresa Mares is a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Vermont. Her teaching and research focus on food systems, and she has written widely on the topics of food justice and food sovereignty, among others. In this episode she and Eric talk about different ways of framing access to food, the different values intrinsic in food, drawbacks in how the local and organic food movements frame food access, and the realm of deep food, among other things.
Links & Resources
- Support A Worldview Apart on Patreon
- Environmental and Food Justice: Toward Local, Slow, and Deep Food Systems, a book chapter by Teresa Mares and Devon Pena.
- Teresa Mares’ website in the University of Vermont’s Department of Anthropology
- A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat, a book by Eric Holt-Giménez
- Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California, a book by Julie Guthman
- Teresa’s column Cultivating Comida for the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development