Category Archives: Ethnobotany

Food Security and the Arab Spring – trying to understand the importance of Bread and Dignity. An initial look by Andrew Ormerod (2012)

I have become interested in the way food plants have become an important part of everyday language and meaning in different parts of the world.  Bread is a good example – it’s significance as a central part of our diet … Continue reading

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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE. Dr. Raj Puri (Senior Lecturer in Environmental Anthropology Director of the CBCD; Convenor of Ethnobotany and Environmental Anthropology, University of Kent, Cantebury)

One of a series of interactive talks I organised for Eden Food Week in 2006, thanks to Raj Puri for taking part in the event.    What are ethnobotanists? Ethnobotanists explore the relationship people have with plants. They are interested in plants … Continue reading

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