This book provides glimpses into the vast food movement in America and around the world, and explores the intersection of the food movement and museum practice. It describes the myriad ways that museums are engaging with their communities and their own operations around food and food issues.
Table of Contents
1.IntroductionEmily Sparling2.Because Food Can Change the WorldElizabeth Merritt3.The Good Food Story: From Slavery to the Good Food RevolutionErika Allen4.Cooking Our Native Landscapes, Eating Our Indigenous CulturesEnrique Salmon5.What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?Alice Kamps, Tom Nastick, Susan Clifton, and Rebecca Martin6.Cape Cod Children's Museum's Little Sprouts Kids' GardenLori Lieberman7.Food and Scientific IlliteracyMary L. Nucci and William K. Hallman8.A Jar of Pickles, a Glass of Tea, a Bowl of Borscht:Conversations in a Changing UkraineLinda Norris9.Tapas from Across and Outside the United StatesArt Meets Beasts by Sarah Rich and Sarah BaieThe Living Cookbook by Lexa WalshFood: The Medium and the Message by Rachel Epp BullerSavoring Androscoggin County by Myron BeasleyA Sustainable Table by Lisa Hayes and Matt MattinglyEat Your Art Out by Heather Richards Siddons and Alyssa CordovaA Matter of Taste by Carin JacobsMuseums, Food, and Art by Lisa SilagyiEating Art, Sharing Food, Writing History by Christina VatsellaBook Reviews10.Maman's Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart in an American KitchenAnita Verna Crofts11.Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and GraceBeck TenchProgram Review12.Historic but not History: Sustainable Food Initiatives at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, ChicagoLisa Roberts
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology