Lady Drawers: Growing Season
July 14, 2015 11:55 AM   Subscribe

Sarah Becan, one of the best food-focused comics creators in the business, worked on some comics for's Ladydrawers series.
* Roots and Migrations looks at how food culture and traditions came to the United States.
* Stinging Nettles: Holding on to Indigenous North American Food Culture takes a peek at the food culture and traditions of North America before colonization - and what it takes to keep them alive today.
* Food and Freedom explores US food policy.
Melissa Mendes adds to the series with Cultivation: Shifting People of Color's Access to Land Use and Cultivating Policy.
posted by jillithd (4 comments total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
I love love Sarah Becan! Thanks for sharing this!
posted by Kitteh at 11:59 AM on July 14, 2015 [1 favorite]

Fascinating, thanks!
posted by filthy light thief at 1:52 PM on July 14, 2015 [1 favorite]

Thank you for this wonderful time suck!
posted by the_blizz at 2:20 PM on July 14, 2015 [2 favorites]

This is great. It's interesting, I massively bristled when they compared food freedoms like raw milk to foie. I wonder if the author is totally on board, or just reporting.
posted by ominous_paws at 11:35 PM on July 14, 2015 [1 favorite]

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