Posts Tagged ‘food history’

  • A Slice of a Pineapple

    Income Inequality: Food History

    Jul 13, 13 • 289 Views • No Comments

    After reading Tom Standage’s An Edible History of Humanity, we can see the connection between food and income inequality and the surprising significance of the pineapple. First, some history… Ancient hunter-gatherer groups had to be egalitarian....  [read more]

  • A Slice of a Pineapple

    Food Bites

    Aug 30, 12 • 712 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes food is about a lot more than eating. When a !Kung Bushman hunter returns from the forest, he is greeted with, “What, you made us come all this way for this bag of bones?” One Bushman explained why. “When a young man kills much...  [read more]