I started playing with words while studying vocab today and accidentally wrote my first poem in Tonga. It's probably chock full of grammatical errors but I'll just claim poetic license. Unfortunately I can't figure out how to insert audio I recorded, but here's Tonga text, followed by rough English translation: Cilotoyota Ndalikulota kuti ndalikuyota … Continue reading A compost fever dream
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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.