Close encounters with a CSA: The reflections of a bruised and somewhat wiser anthropologist
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- DeLind, L.B. Agriculture and Human Values (1999) 16: 3. doi:10.1023/A:1007575521309
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This essay tells a story. It is a story of the author's experience with community supported agriculture (CSA). It is also a story that depicts the difficulties of academic activism and grass-roots engagement. As an academic and an activist, the author argues that it is important to admit and share experiences that are “less than perfect,” since they are the basis for a more complete knowledge and a more organic existence, individually, collectively, sensually, and intellectually.