18 July. Recipe Workshop & hooks

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Reflection: Field Notes

How might you incorporate your field journal data into your introduction and/or recipe recision?
  • 1. How did approaching the grocery store as a “naturalist” and not as a customer change the way your observed the exterior/interior, layout, advertising, and/or place of your ingredients in larger food systems?
  • 2. Were you confronted by several different brand OR options for the same items? If yes, how did you decide which to choose?
  • 3. Were you able to find all your items? Did you have to make substitutions? If yes, describe the substitutions you had to make.
  • 4. Is cooking for yourself more or less sustainable than eating on campus, why/why not?
  • 5. Did yesterday’s trip challenge your point of view on public transportation?

Recipe Revision

How sustainable is your recipe & what can you change to make it more sustainable? To answer this question, please take 10-15 mins to complete the following:
  • 1. Environment: which if your ingredients is the most environmentally detrimental (carbon emitting, monoculture, GMO, factory farmed)? Which of your ingredients is the least environmentally detrimental?
  • 2. Equity: How accessible is your recipe and/or ingredients? Does your recipe contend with competing food communities? Is your recipe healthy?
  • 3.Economic: how expensive/affordable is your recipe? Can you make it repeatedly? 

hooks, “Preface” (1-5) & “Kentucky is my Fate”

Answer the following in 4 groups of six and write the highlights of your answers on the board
  • 1. How does hooks answer the question with which she opens her book? How does she “embrace an ethos of sustainability that is not solely about the appropriate care of the world’s resources, but is also about the creation of meaning—the making of lives that we feel are worth living?” (1)? OR, find an example from her narrative in which “life” is both good for the environment and good for people.
  • 2. What accounts for hooks’s experience where “white and black folks often lived in a racially integrated environment, with boundaries determined more by chosen territory than race” (7)? How was racial and class difference enforced once hooks moved from the country to the city?
  • 3. How does hooks define the term, “A Culture of Belonging” (13)? What does this term contribute to our discussion of sustainability?
  • 4. How does hooks look to the past, generally, and her past, specifically, but without idealizing either history or her past. In other words, how does she avoid the problem of nostalgia when writing about place and family?


5 July. Prince St. Cyr Presentation & Poster Session II

Guest Speaker

Snotti (“snuh-TEE”) Prince St. Cyr
Georgia State Exercise Science and Math Student–Class of 2020.
Pursuit of Certifications in Personal Training and Performance Enhancement.
Football, Sport Science, and Philosophy Influencer.
(470) 512-5090. (404) 793-3207. spstcyr3702@gmail.comLinkedInFacebookTwitter.
Please keep the following in mind as we listen to Mr. Prince St. Cyr’s talk
  • 1. What social and environmental factors contribute to homelessness/displacement?
  • 2. What sorts of development projects can ensure equity in housing?
  • 3. What solutions did the speaker offer to respond to housing insecurity? What solutions might you pose to the problem?

Poster Session II

Presentation Session Assignments

Session 1 Presenters Session 2 Presenters
James Peavy Hannah Fallon
Ryan Enfield Peyton Nguyen
Hajime Minoguchi Callie Anderson
George Frampton Marlene Garcia Gomez
Brian Buckley Aaqila Faizer
Ryan Piansky Yue Teng
Devarsh Pandya Elhadji Barry
Ryan Kretzmer Malina Hy
Keanu White Isaiah Sutherland
Xiang Li Ibitola Toyin-Adelaja
Utibeno Ekpoudom Benjamin Holmes
Gunhyun Park
Hajime Minoguchi
Brianna Shearwood

Audience Best Practices


Try to keep the following in mind as you listen to the presenters’ pitches:
  • 1. What sort of development project does the speaker present?
  • 2. According to the presenter, what makes the project sustainable?


Keep the following in mind as you look at the presenters’s posters:
  • 1.How the poster respond to the rhetorical situation, i.e. illustrate an issues related to sustainability trough a local/national development project?
  • 2. How does the poster catch and sustain your attention via design choices: alignment, proximity, contrast, chunking, etc.?


Synthesize your looking and listening into a question that helps the presenter make connections and/or advances their project or your understanding:
  • 1.Key terms: I like that you drew our attention to ________ project. I wonder if you could say more about how Caradonna, Morton, or Clark’s terms describe the project you illustrate.
  • 2. Imagery/Design: You do a really nice job illustrating ___________ in___________ portion of your poster. What guided your design decisions?
  • 3. Scaling up: I love that you chose to illustrate _______ as an example of ________. What does the development project you chose say about the context in which it was created? Does the issue you chose challenge assumptions about the definition of sustainability?   

For Next Week….Remember M, W, R next week will be held remotely and T you go to the library for the video editing workshop. I’ll make a quick video explaining my expectations for next week and email you the attachment tonight.