Robb Davis

Robb Davis

Recent Essays

A Long Repentance: A Decade of Turning Away from (a Part of) the American Dream

Including “repentance” in this title might lead you to believe that it is a theological reflection of some kind. After all, repentance is a...

Technique and Food: Why our Local Food System does not Feed Us

Here are the local puzzle pieces that we somehow need to fit together: great farms; committed, hard working farmers; a university of world class researchers; a highly participatory local political system; obesity; unemployment; lack of food processing capacity; plentiful fresh food that doesn't reach our plates; farmers going out of business; and fundraisers to buy farmland that people can't farm.