The Oyster Economy

photo by Rachel Black

FoodAnthropology has been on a bit of a summer holiday, but the world of food and culture continues to turn. David Beriss’ post from May on the oil spill and its impact on food in south Louisiana seems more relevant than ever as this environmental tragedy continues to unfold.

Recently posted on the New York Times site , “The Oyster Economy” is a short video that looks at some of the repercussions of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on the oyster industry in Louisiana.

Posted by Rachel Black

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