Do you know what that (above) is? I had no idea until last week, when my boyfriend & I were checking out the newest Korean grocery store in Cambridge and he taught me about a popular Asian vegetable, lotus roots. I was initially skeptical but, after trying them, I’m a huge fan. We sauteed them in olive oil, red chili pepper paste, and a sprinkle of salt & pepper. Wow, so simple and delicious. Anyways, it’s Thursday and that means links:
food insecurity // food politics // food career
Waiting for the 8th: Pulitzer Prize & James Beard Award winning article (generally) about America’s failing food stamp program and urban poverty. It focuses in on one hard-working yet poverty-stricken family. An eye-opening must-read for anyone and everyone.
What if everyone in the world became a vegetarian?: Lessened climate change and improvement in the growing bacterial resistance epidemic, for starters. Speaking of which…
Public Health: The politics of antibiotics: Antibiotic resistance has become a huge public health concern. Learn more about the antibiotic epidemic and potential policy solutions via this Nature article.
Food Law & Policy Career Guide: I found this link on Marion Nestle’s blog. A priceless wealth of information if you’re interested in working in food law and/or policy.