Far From the Madding Cows

Am I a farmer? A grazier? A conservationist? Fifth-generation tenant farmer Frankie Guy talks about her struggles as well as her joys farming beef on Salisbury Plain in England.
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Terroir, Taste & Place

Can a place really have a taste? Of course, it's all about the balance between the human and non-human and appreciating the big picture says sommèliere, gastronome and food writer Ursula Heinzelmann.
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A Culture of Resilience

Anthropologist Lindsey Foltz looks at food preservation practices in Bulgaria in the context of food sovereignty and finds a lot to learn about developing and preserving resilient food systems.
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The Milk Trekker

Cheesemaker Trevor Warmedahl visits Tushetian herders in the pastoral highlands of the Caucasus to learn about their adaptive relationship with landscape, livestock and indigenous microbes.
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Water: Elixir of Taste

Water is to India what soil is to Europe, says design researcher Priya Mani. An exploration of the idea that water, or the lack of it, is responsible for the intrinsic taste of foods.
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Foraging As Resistance

Artist film-maker Jumana Manna's new film "Foragers" is about the criminalisation of herb-picking culture in Palestine and Israel. An exclusive interview for The Common Table by Sophia Hoffinger.
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On Food and Connection

David Matchett grew up on a farm in Armagh in the 1970s then went on to establish himself in the London gastro scene. A story about food, identity and belonging.
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