Category: Food

  • Food crisis due to Ukraine war calls for demand-side action:

    less animal products, less waste, and greening EU agricultural policy Press Release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) The global food system is impacted by the war in Ukraine, adding to the direct humanitarian and security crisis caused by the Russian aggression. Ukraine and Russia are major producers of grains and fertilizers, […]

  • Food Safety Threatened, Democracy Subverted

    Reprinted from current issue of Organic Consumer Association: Consumer Alert: Secret Trade Agreements Threaten Food Safety, Subvert Democracy By Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins Organic Consumers Association, June 13, 2013 For related articles and more information, please visit OCA’s Food Safetypage and Politics and Democracy page. If you think the U.S. government is doing a sub-par job of […]

  • Percolating News from Nicole Peyrafitte

    Nicole Peyrafitte has been busy 1) preparing for a performance and 2) preparing amazing food. Check it out:  Coming up on her Calendar: Saturday February 9 2PM  Artaud in the Black Lodge (A work in progress) An opera by David T. Little, libretto Anne Waldman Performeuse in libretto reading Culturemart 2013 HERE Arts Center 145 […]

  • World Trade, Food, Environment

    Press Release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 11/22/2011 Growing world trade makes food production cheaper – at the expense of the environment Further opening of the markets for agricultural products leads to lower production costs for food. This will happen at the expense of the environment though, if for example forests […]

  • Le Chicken Rapide…

    Well, I was not going to post anything today — Sunday rest, I guess,  though there was little rest in fact: I spent the whole day correcting proofs for the Celan MERIDIAN — done now! Nicole was working just as concentratedly  & just now posted the results: her incredible Fast Poulet recipe with reflections on […]

  • Nicole Peyrafitte Interview & ore, I Mean More…

    The online New York mag published an interview with Nicole Peyrafitte this past week. The interviewer is  Dan Godston and he starts with the following two tidbits: DG: How long have you been creating art? NP: For as long as I can remember — I always sang, drew, cooked, danced, made collages, and took […]


    when: Saturday, July 3, 2010, 12 Noon where: 53 Tsatsawassa Lake Road, East Nassau, NY For more info/directions contact Philip Good (518) 794-0234, ******************************************************************** Dear Helloes All! Get ready for some WORLD CLASS repast & repartee at The Poetry State Forest! It’s that time again under the Sugar Maples! YEZ, this year’s fandango will […]

  • Sax, Soup, Poetry & Voice

    Just released by the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY:  Sax, Soup, Poetry & Voice Nicole Peyrafitte (voice & soup), Pierre Joris (poetry), Joe Giardullo (saxophone) the DVD of the performance/concert given in November 2007. It is available through Ta’wil Productions for $5 (i.e. handling & shipping costs)! Below, my poem-recipe for cooking hare, […]

  • unSituationist Dinner in Paris: Debord Rolls Over in his Grave

    Via, the translation of news article published in 14 June 2009 edition of “Le Monde”: in order to pay off Ms Alice Debord, the Bibliotheque nationale Francaise must come up with approximately $500,000 (if not more) to prevent the sale of the complete archives of Guy Debord to someone else (Yale University, perhaps). Guy […]

  • & now for breakfast

    Well, the best part of this gloriously sunny Bay Ridge Sunday morning were not the poetry reviews (see below) or even Jim Andrews’ poetry shooting game, but breakfast! Nicole proposed her pancakes, I made the “appareil” (I love that french kitchen word that describes a variety of combinations at the root of given recipes — […]