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The Black Farmers Growing Rice

Liz Susman Karp Ambrook Research
A hopeful Southern project is helping reclaim lost heritage while building livelihoods, rebuilding old foodways, and rejuvenating land.


The American Heritage Rice Movement Is No Fluff

Cathy Erway Taste Cooking
America’s rice roots run deep, though time and time again it’s been underappreciated. The country's rice landscape is more diverse and more glorious than you might think; fresh-grown Heirloom varieties are available from family farms coast to coast.


How ‘Fist Rice’ Became a Symbol of Korean Democracy

Jia Jung Atlas Obscura
On May 18, 1980, some 600 students and civilians gathered at Gwangju’s Chonnam National University in peaceful protest against Chun Doo-hwan. Gwangju’s rice ball is no less than an edible encapsulation of the city’s history and moral fiber.

A New Kind of Trade Agreement?

Haiti Libre
The series of agreements between Haiti and Vietnam, are proof that the South-South cooperation can lead to the fruitful exchange of resources, technology and knowledge. This cooperation provides the framework for a new form of long-term cooperation, which will enable Haiti to address food security, one of its main challenges. The government of Haiti hopes that these agreements will enable Haiti to leapfrog development stages and create a resilient agricultural system.
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