SEARCH RESULTS FOR AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND THE CULINARY ARTS IN AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS ARCHIVE : 8 ITEMS FOUND

Author(s): Hughes, Luanne; DiClaudio, Denelle; and Savoca, LeeAnne
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This fact sheet reviews the benefits to k-12 students who are invovled in gardens at the schools.

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This exploratory paper examines the role of food tourism in developing and sustaining regional identities within the context of rural regeneration, agricultural diversification and the creation of closer relationships between production and consumption in the countryside.

Author(s): Montanari, Massimo
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Elegantly written by a distinguished culinary historian, Food Is Culture explores the innovative premise that everything having to do with food—its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption—represents a cultural act. Even the "choices" made by primitive hunters and gatherers were determined by a culture of economics (availability) and medicine (digestibility and nutrition) that led to the development of specific social structures and traditions.

Author(s): Nina Levent and Irina D. Mihalache
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Food and Museums is the first book to explore the diverse, complex relationship between museums and food. This edited collection features theoretical analysis from cultural historians, anthropologists, neuroscientists, and food studies scholars; interviews with museum professionals, artists and chefs; and critical case studies from a wide range of cultural institutions and museums to establish an interdisciplinary framework for the analysis of the role of food in museums.

Author(s): South African Department of Arts and Culture
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International and regional studies have highlighted the integral relationship between culture and sustainable development. This can be extended into the relationship of arts and culture and food security. [Executive Summary]

Author(s): Nicole Kistler
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Ths report reviews work in Seattle establishing the role that the arts play related to urban agricul-ture in order to foster a culture of urban agri-culture, and make lively places and healthy communities.

Author(s): Craig Pearson and Judith Nasby
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Craig Pearson and Judith Nasby discuss the evolution of how we think about agriculture, its use of the land and impact on landscape, and how landscape has been portrayed historically in art. They also offer a wider discussion on the role that science and economics have played in agricultural development and the parallels to changes in art form.

Author(s): Alicia Harvie
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The strain in today’s farm economy is no accident; it’s the result of policies designed to enrich corporations at the expense of farmers and ranchers. If the American family farmer is to survive, farm policy needs a massive shift in direction – one that delivers fair prices to farmers that allow them to make a living.