Am reblogging a Call-to-Arms-I-mean-Forks piece by my good friend Vanessa. She looks deeply at the concepts of food security and food sovereignty contextualised in a world governed by the expediency of financial profit and control. The article is insightful though disturbing, and also sums up so much of why I write this blog: to get “creative about our shared liberation, and quietly or noisily rebel, in the kitchen, the garden, the hedgerows, the shops and in social gatherings.”

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food sov farmers-market-local-produce-520It is a standing joke in my home that when dinner appears, whether it’s a curry or a quiche, someone has to ask “whose is it?”

The quip is an affectionate lampoon of my step-father, who for as long as I’ve known him has never eyed a piece of meat on the Sunday lunch table without asking precisely that question.

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