Economic Immigrants: Cultural Conservation through Food
As economic immigrants, where do we find our cultural identity? The answers are probably as unique as every immigrant that arrives into a new country. So I decided to ask a few of my Latin American friends who have also migrated and ask them about the ties that connect them to their home culture.
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Healthy Food is an Economic Issue
My recurring stomach issues got me thinking that there are serious problems with the food available on the market. Whenever I’ve had the chance to eat out, the usual after effects were either diarrhea or stomach cramps. The stomach covers more than 80 % of our immune system so you […]
The Planet Needs Our Help
When it comes to big planet-scale environmental issues like climate change, some people dismiss individual actions like driving less or eating less meat. They say that our actions aren’t important, and instead we need large-scale policies that will influence everyone’s actions. While policy can help, it’s wrong to dismiss individual […]
A Piggy Problem in Chile
From the beginning of time, we have always invented and discovered new ways to live a healthy life and secure a reliable supply of food. In modern times we have secured food supplies by cultivating vast swathes of land and keeping large herds of livestock, and we are safeguarding our well-being by […]
Who says what on whose land?
At a time when much attention is being paid to the growing tensions in Pakistan fuelled by the country’s unstable political situation, it’s only fair to notice other important issues in the country. One such issue is the agriculture sector. Of course, issues such as land ownership, farming conditions and […]