Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Meghan Bartels / On December 19th, 2014

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By Jason Leppig / On December 18th, 2014

Is your kitchen getting a good workout this holiday season? Do you have a favorite holiday-inspired dish? Is there a certain organic, environmentally friendly ingredient you've come to...

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By Andy Dyer / On December 15th, 2014

Reposted from the Chasing the Red Queen blog with permission.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock

By Meghan Bartels / On December 4th, 2014

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from Kennedy Warne, author of Let Them Eat Shrimp.

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 28th, 2014

Chicken soup for the soul.

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By Darrin Nordahl / On November 26th, 2014

This Thursday, Americans will gather around family (and football) to anoint a succulently roasted bird the grand symbol of our venerated Thanksgiving tradition. We will eat dishes in honor of that first harvest festival in 1621. Cranberry sauce, stuffing...

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By Jason Leppig / On November 14th, 2014

Today is the final day of University Press week, and I've asked some of our editors to talk about the field/scholar/research avenue they currently follow. Who is their must-read or follow on social media? Heather Boyer, Executive Editor

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 17th, 2014

Orange trees in Berkeley, California.

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By Darrin Nordahl / On October 13th, 2014

A wall of cascading rosemaryoutside a popular supermarket.Inside the supermarket, rosemary is $42/lb.Outside, it's free for the picking

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 29th, 2014

Is paleo versus vegan the defining question of our time?

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