Chocolate bars laced with seaweed are among the latest products of the famous Vladivostok chocolate and confectionary factory Primorskiy Konditer (PK), a source of pride among local residents. As usual in Russia, the story behind the chocolate is one of intrigue, politics, and ultimately, overcoming adversity through grit and determination
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The food justice activist LaDonna Redmond, from the Southside of Chicago, wants to know, “What does it mean that I can find a gun or cocaine sooner than I can find a fresh tomato in my neighborhood?” In the opening keynote of the “Composing Disability: Crip Ecologies” conference at George Washington University this spring, Redmond challenged the whiteness and class privilege of the sustainable food movement while mounting strong and multi-faceted critiques of the commodification of food.
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