Newsletter portion sizes are more manageable again, with threats bacterial, nutritional and political. Plus some history and my ruminations on last meals.
"[I]t’s hard to see the modern last meal in America as actually being about anything."
I first visited the United States as a camp counsellor in Vermont. On my first or second day, trying to maintain some semblance of order at the dining table during lunch, one of the boys accidentally knocked over his cup of Kool Aid. Another boy reached for some slices of fluffy Wonder Bread to mop…
Picking up the thread again, my gleanings from around the web, shared in the spaces between podcast episodes.
In the middle of Our Daily Bread, I got a message from Shelley at Against the Grain Farms in Canada. They've been working on restoring old varieties of wheat and barley for the past 31 years and they're looking to contact farmers and researchers who would like to collaborate in some participatory plant breeding.