For today, A simple question or two: When you picture a farmer Like my baTaata A lanky, hair-turning-frosty-aged man named Stern In rural Zambia With a sunsweat-streaked brow Making bales of feed By stomping cowpeas Into a pit he dug, When you picture such a farmer How do you imagine The tune he is humming? … Continue reading When you picture a farmer
About the blogger
Maddie is a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Zambian Forestry Department's "Linking Income, Food, and the Environment" program. She is from upstate NY and is in the middle of her M.A. in Food Studies at Chatham University. She hopes to support food systems’ contributions to fostering both vibrant ecosystems and communities that distribute influence and outcomes equitably to all involved. She is a silly goose, a lucky duck, and other forms of describable waterfowl.