How a historical perspective on food can make today’s world a better place
We tend to approach big societal issues concerning food and diet from a monodisciplinary perspective. And although cooperation between related disciplines is increasingly common, it certainly isn’t the norm to address urban nutritional problems armed with a cultural-historical understanding of food and eating habits. In this essay, Hester Dibbits and Lenno Munnikes ask where such a novel approach might take us.
This article has been published in the essay collection Growing Resilience. Feeding the city in challenging times. Every year, Flevo Campus publishes the best work on feeding the cities of today and tomorrow. This year’s edition includes essays by Stephen Satterfield, Charles C. Mann, Herman Lelieveldt, Hester Dibbits, Kelly Streekstra, Sigrid Wertheim-Heck, Anke Brons, Joris Lohman, Sebastiaan Aalst, Marian Stuiver, Frank Verhoeven, Emily Whyman, and Lenno Munnikes.
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