Curries, Subsidies, Jubilees & More of the Best Things We Read This Week

July 16, 2016

Curries, jubilees, subsidies, and more of the best things we read this week.

  • A hard frost this spring prevented 90% of Northeastern stone fruit crops—peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots—from coming to fruition. What does it mean for the farmers? [New Food Economy]
  • Coming soon to New York City waterways: a floating "food forest" called Swale that poses the question, "What if food were a public service and not an expensive commodity?" [Curbed New York]
  • On government subsidies for farms, whether corn makes us fat, and how we could incentivize people to eat better food. [National Geographic]
  • One of the world's most expensive, beloved, and sought-after teas is at the center of a messy controversy—and is regularly counterfeited. [California Sunday]
  • What can the food movement learn from Black Lives Matter? [Civil Eats]

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