Rachel Laudan

A Historian's Take on Food and Food Politics

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So You’ve Settled Some Land, Now How Do You Make A Go Of It? Lampasas and San Saba, Texas

I’ve moved around a lot in my life.  After a couple of years in a new place learning the basics, I get the urge to explore around, to fill in what seem like blank spaces lacking history, lacking interest.  That’s… Continue Reading →

Farming or Gardening? What’s the Difference?

On Sunday 16th April, the Austin American-Statesman, our local paper, featured a story on an ex-banker who has converted “what was once grass into farmland,” describing how on half an acre (half a football field) she has grown 195 types… Continue Reading →

“I DON’T EAT ORGANIC FOOD”

Steve Savage recently published a thoughtful, informed, wide-ranging article explaining “Why I don’t buy organic” in Forbes Magazine.  If you are not among the thousands who have read this article, you might want to join them.  And take a look… Continue Reading →

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