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This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Matthew Kruchak
9.18.17
syria
syria

Why This Project Is Teaching Syrians to Grow Mushrooms

Turkey-based NGO Ghiras Al Nahda wants to help Syrians grow nutritious, protein-dense food in their own homes.
Daisy Meager
8.16.17
winemaking
winemaking

The War Next Door Won't Stop Turkey's Assyrian Winemakers

Turkey’s tiny Christian Assyrian community continues to produce wine the way it has for thousands of years, despite political turmoil and war just across the border in Syria.
Didem Tali
1.19.17
café
café

Cafes, Croissants, and Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo

After decades of civil war, the cafe scene in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is slowly beginning to take off, providing both new delicious food options and a sense of normalcy to a conflict-scarred region.
Didem Tali
8.12.16
longreads
longreads

Wheat As a Weapon of War in Syria

How the Syrian regime, rebels, jihadists, and NGOs are fighting for control of of the country's most powerful resource.
Emma Beals
6.23.16
food politics
food politics

How Wall Street Gives Us Our Daily Bread

I spoke to food writer Fred Kaufman about how the larger financial forces that control our food prices work, and why they exist.
Helen Hollyman
5.27.16
syria
syria

Preserving the Traditions of Syrian Swimming Pool Cuisine

With the Syrian civil war now in its fourth devastating year, it's unlikely that Syrian swimming pools are operational. Poolside dining in Syria is a longstanding culinary practice that has disappeared with the war, but one family in Montreal is...
Adam Gollner
5.22.15