Post Tagged with: "food"
During my recent trip to Inverness, California, in addition to seeing deer foraging on porches, aspects of the landscape made me think about the relationship between the wild and the cultivated. Inverness has been a vacation community for over 100 years and the town is dotted with plum trees (yum) and [...]
Outside of the office building where I have spent my summer internship, there is a painted utility box, as can be found in countless neighborhoods undergoing revitalization efforts. This one caught my eye, though, because instead of a generic sunrise, flower motif, or abstract pattern, this painting taught me something. [...]
The recent image of day featuring a market in Nepal reminded me of Peter Menzel’s photography project and 2007 book Hungry Planet. Working with journalist Faith D’Aluisio, Menzel created a series of portraits of families around the world sitting amidst the food they eat for a week. Accompanying text details [...]
I wish I could say this photograph was my own; I came upon it while looking at Gavin Gough’s portfolio. His caption to this picture is the following: Nepalese women buying vegetables, Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal I would like to offer my own commentary, though. As farmers’ markets become more [...]
Food is such an integral part of human life- biologically, we are dependent on food, and so much of our culture is structured around food: from meal times to social events, from cooking to advertisements . However, here at Stanford, food is sometimes so accessible and ubiquitous that it’s easy [...]