Monthly Archives: July 2010

Let The Countdown Begin: Foodprint Toronto

IMAGE: Picture this former streetcar storage and maintenance facility filled with people who are curious, concerned, and/or enthusiastic about the relationship between food and cities… it’s Foodprint Toronto! Just a quick reminder that Foodprint Toronto takes place this Saturday, between 12:30 and 5:00 p.m. EST, at Artscape Wychwood Barns (map) in Toronto. It’s the second […]

Eating the Street

IMAGE: 2:30 p.m. in Mexico City…. time for a snack! All photos by Nicola Twilley, unless labelled otherwise. Mexico City’s streets are dense with food vendors. Statistics are hard to come by, since the industry is largely unregulated, but in her 2007 Survey of Street Foods in Mexico City, anthropologist Janet Long quotes a survey […]

Nomadic Milk

Dutch artist Esther Polak spent frustrating years in art school trying to depict pastoral landscapes: dragging an easel out into the meadows near where she grew up; experimenting with oil paints, pastels, and photography. The results, as she tells it (at the ElectroSmog International Festival for Sustainable Immobility in March) were unsatisfactory. IMAGE: Dutch dairyscapes, […]

Save the Date: Foodprint Toronto

IMAGE: Foodprint Toronto (logo designed by the awesomely talented Nikki Hiatt). The sharp-eyed among you — or at least the sharp-eyed among those of you who visit the site rather than reading through RSS — might have noticed the CN Tower has replaced the Empire State Building in the Foodprint logo. It’s true: Sarah Rich […]