This episode is part of a special series in collaboration with Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies This episode offers new understandings of the food desert. In  the case of Mexican Chicago, the imageries of food desert is inadequate. Drawing on unique ethnographic work — interviews with ordinary Chicago residents of Mexican origin —  residents highlight access stores that cater to a wide variety of eaters. Guest host and Gastronomica editorial collective member Dan Bender discusses with Coline Ferrant new ways of studying food access and acquisition among Mexican first- and second-generation immigrants in Chicago. For 30% off a single-print issue, use promo code GASTROAUG2020 at checkout.


Photo Courtesy of Coline Ferrant.

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