‘Buy logs, never, not in a hundred years, we’d never buy logs.’ Women and the rural economy, Oxfordshire c. 1945-1970

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Picture from Benson and Ewelm Walks. http://www.wallingford.co.uk/files/benson-ewelme_walks.pdf

This paper, by Angela Davis (2008) investigates how women in postwar Oxfordshire contributed to the family income through their labour both inside and outside the home, with traditional means such as growing vegetables:

Everybody had big allotments as well as their gardens.


Scotland’s Allotment Site Design Guide 2013

The aim of  the Scotland Allotment Design Guide 2013 is to provide detailed solutions to all aspects of good allotment site design. more...

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Food and the Internet: Call for Papers

The Department of Ethnology and Folklore, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Łódź, Poland invites you with great pleasure to the SIEF 20th International Ethnological Food Research Conference September 3–6, 2014

Conference Theme: Food and the Internet

Call for Papers

The aim of the conference will be the phenomenon of food culture in the age of virtualization and the spread of computer technology. more...

Collaboration and Innovation Across the Food System: Call for Papers

Collaboration and Innovation Across the Food System, June 18-22, 2014
Joint Annual Meetings of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) and the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS)
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Submission deadline: February 1, 2014

Decisions will be made by March 15, 2014

This year’s ASFS/AFHVS Annual meeting and Conference invites dialogue about the importance of collaboration and innovation across the food system. more...