Potato Chips + Class

You many not think about it as you crunch your way to the bottom of the bag, but potato chip packaging says a lot about social class.  In this post, I’ll tell you about how the Boston University Gastronomy Program got community members thinking about chips + class, and then share a how-to guide for…

Talking Shop: Sharing my Oyster Research on Cape Cod

On a cozy October evening at the Cotuit Library on Cape Cod, I presented my research and findings from my 2018 Summer Graduate Fellowship at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.  Oyster farmers, homeowners, tourists, and community members attended my talk, “Cape Cod Oysters and Climate Change.” I saw…