Beth Cloughton is a qualitative researcher, currently completing her PhD research in collaboration with a community food service in Glasgow, Scotland. Using ethnography, she has spent over two years volunteering, participating, and learning alongside those who make up the space. During her PhD, Beth has also freelanced with Scotland’s national anti-poverty organisation, Scottish Women’s Budget… Read More

The Jackman Humanities Institute published a story on March 9, 2021 about the benefits and possibilities of podcasting in the humanities. The article includes insights from producers of educational podcasts, including Feeding City’s Jaclyn Rohel. Access the full article here: Bringing Your Humanities Research to Life with Podcasting. … Read More

Sustainability Champions: The Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) By: CIKS and the Feeding City Team Information about CIKS The Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) is located in the city of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where it operates the CIKS Technology Resource Centre. CIKS is an important interlocutor in the… Read More

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By Siera Vercillo- Postdoctoral Fellow, Feeding City SF3 Lab Ten years ago, when I moved to northern Ghana for the year, my friends living just outside of Tamale, northern Ghana’s major urban centre, would often make fun of me for eating fried rice -served with mixed vegetables, scrambled egg and chicken or guinea fowl. They… Read More

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The Canadian Association for Food Studies published its Volume 9, Number 3 journal issue on October, 10, 2022. This issue explores the nexus of education, food, and youth with a particular focus on school food programs across Canada. Other topics covered in this issue include the impacts of COVID-19 on Manitoba’s charitable food sector and… Read More

Globalising Food Systems Only Aggravates Hunger

Feeding City Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Siera Vercilo wrote an opinion based piece for Al Jazeera. This article explores the increased rate of global hunger resulting from the coexisting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war. To address this concerning trend, particularly in the context of famine in Africa, the US government and large-scale… Read More

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Details Who: Feeding City Post Doctoral Fellow Siera Vercillo When: November 11, 2022 Host: Virgina Tech Description There is increasing recognition of the importance of conducting gendered analysis within climate change research. Africa features prominently in the literature on climate change as people and governments across the continent are disproportionately vulnerable to its impacts, with… Read More

The SF3 Summit took place at the University of Toronto Scarborough from June 23-24, 2022. The summit featured presentations and workshops from food scholars. Find attached recordings for Sessions 2 and 4. Session 2 featured graduate students Kilgore (UofT), Borkowsky (NYU), Fine (Stanford), Merriam (Minnesota), Dickau (UofT), Yesil (York), Bonisteel (UofT), and Ayala (UofT) in… Read More

This video is inspired by Abigail Ayala’s volunteer work at the Yanapana Project Foundation. It presents an analysis that unites theories of place identity and soundscape in terms of urbanity and rurality. It proudly shows the testimonies of members of the La Dolores neighborhood, who have collaborated with the Yanapana Project and the DeBase social… Read More