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Restoration, Reciprocity, and Repair:: Revising the Ecological Imagination

A. Whitney Sanford

in Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter describes different discourses of agricultural systems to help us think through different modalities for human relations with the biotic community, including restoration agriculture and ... More


A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and stretching from Hampton Roads to Assateague Island, Virginia's Eastern Shore is a distinctly southern place with an exceptionally ... More


Conclusion: Slipping through the Cracks

Venus Bivar

in Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

By the 1980s the French agricultural sector had become one of the most powerful players in the global food system. It was the second largest exporter in the world and its foreign-market earnings led ... More


Busted Sooks, Rank Peelers, and White-Belly Jimmies: Mudlarking Words for Crabs

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The trade in blue crabs remains an important part of the Eastern Shore economy, and it traces its origins back to the arrival of the railroad and advances in food processing and preservation in the ... More


A Freezer Full of Marsh Hens

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Marsh hens (mud hens, sage hens, clapper rails, rail birds) are the emblem of marshland worlds of men hunting vast wetland meadows and marshlands of salt grass, cooking together in clam houses and ... More


Mr. Hayman: On Sweet Potatoes

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the idea of terroir through the sweet potato, in particular the heirloom cultivar of the Hayman sweet potato. Terroir is about much more than the taste of place as an expression ... More


A Nice Dish for a Bad Time: On Oyster Pie

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the long arc of the modern oyster pie from its origins in 16th-century England to its place as a fallback mainstay of the Eastern Shore of Virginia diet. Through storytelling, ... More


Clam Fritters and the Quest for Perfection

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Griddle- and pan-fried across generations in the crucible of the everyday cuisine of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the clam fritter's origins emerge from a coming together of African and European ... More


A Taste for Toads

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The is chapter explores the natural and culinary history of toads (the fish, not the amphibian) as well as a specialized fishery and invention around a seasonal catch. The toads rise from a “trash” ... More


The Wachapreague Fireman’s Carnival Cake Wheel

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Wachapreague Fireman's Carnival is unique only in its details in a place where homecomings of all varieties are occasions for long-standing celebrations. Throughout the Eastern Shore, favorite ... More


Barbacoa de Cordero de Hog Island

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the contemporary rise of Latin American foodways on the Eastern Shore of Virginia through the lens of an evolving terroir and cuisine. The chapter begins with an Eastern Shore ... More


Drum Head Soup

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines drum head soup, a variation on fish chowder prepared from the bones and head – and favoured in many African American households. Cuisine is experience and emotion, embodiment ... More


Mengue de Cangrejo de Guisante

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Some things are better witnessed than read. In the translation from actions to words, from Spanish into English, a mengue recipe retains the liveliness and flexibility of cooking in the moment, of ... More


Theodore Peed’s Turtle Party

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Two events mark the fall social season on the lower Eastern Shore of Virginia—H. M. Arnold's Bayford Oyster House Bash and Theodore Peed's Turtle Party. Theodore Peed's garage where the party takes ... More


On Menus

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The closing chapter pulls together the many strands of foodways that continue to define the Eastern Shore of Virginia as a distinct and distinctive terroir. The chapter begins with an African ... More


Feeding the Nation: The Making of Modern Food Provisioning

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the late 20th century, a time when many Europeans protested against the corporate conquest of their food shops and farmlands, the sentiments expressed above were no doubt commonplace. The ... More


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