Crops of the Past and Future Anthropologist Natalie Mueller and biologist Allison Miller discuss innovative research on “lost” crops and new perennial crops. Details. Taste of Black St Louis Taste of Black St.Louis brings people together for a day of tasting, shopping, learning, and experiencing the great tastes of Black St. Louisans and surrounding areas. Tickets here. Rafia Zafar on RECIPES FOR RESPECT Rafia Zafar was interviewed on public radio on her new book on African American meals and meaning FEEDING CAHOKIA is out Gayle Fritz’s authoritative and accessible study of food and farming at Cahokia is an instant classic. The Dubious Virtue of Apostasy A humorous review of a much-discussed exposé of the GMO protesters. Analysis of Alternative Farming Hotspots Current and recent grad students show patterns in alternative farming in a new sociology paper. Organic Resistance in France Venus Bivar on the racist origins of organic farming.