Author: Anthony Pahnke

Anthony Pahnke is a visiting assistant professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He has spent the last ten years researching social movements, agrarian reform, and economic development in Brazil and the United States.


Agrarian Reform and the Radicalization of Food Politics


If you’ve seen any of the documentaries that are critical of U.S. agriculture, then you’re most likely aware of the increase in some innovative and somewhat unconventional experiments in growing food—bee hives and gardens on hospital roof tops, abandoned warehouses turned into greenhouses, farms that double as a local community’s source of fresh produce and the pizzeria.