A Business for the Future? Redefining Value, Quinoa and the Quest of Pachakuti Foods w/ Alexander Wankel

We’re back in Peru! Join Adam and special guest Alexander Wankel of Pachakuti Foods for a conversation about the future of food production, agrobiodiversity, sustainability, and keeping traditional culture alive.Continue readingA Business for the Future? Redefining Value, Quinoa and the Quest of Pachakuti Foods w/ Alexander Wankel

Mate: The Drink Beyond a Drink w/ Guilherme Heiden

Mate (pronounced mah-tay), or more commonly known as yerba mate for English speakers, is an herbal tea drink native to parts of South America – Southern Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, andContinue readingMate: The Drink Beyond a Drink w/ Guilherme Heiden

Happy #WorldAnthropologyDay! Celebrate with these great episodes! #WorldAnthroDay

Happy World Anthropology Day! To celebrate #WorldAnthropologyDay we here at TaL have curated some of our favorite past episodes covering how we approach anthropology and where we see the disciplineContinue readingHappy #WorldAnthropologyDay! Celebrate with these great episodes! #WorldAnthroDay

Return of the Ethnographers

Start your week off by tuning in to the TAL crew, the entire TAL crew, back from fieldwork (albeit briefly) as we talk about our experiences in ethnography, archaeology, and excessiveContinue readingReturn of the Ethnographers

The World According to Quinoa w/ Adam Gamwell

Today we dive into the world of food! Come hungry as we introduce the world of food studies and explore the changing roles and meaning food has had over theContinue readingThe World According to Quinoa w/ Adam Gamwell

Genderless Gingerbread Figures and the Custom of Costumes

Ryan and Adam explore genderless gingerbread cookies in Australia – do these cookies reveal something about shifting gender paradigms? Also, we explore a bit about how and why we wearContinue readingGenderless Gingerbread Figures and the Custom of Costumes

Ryan with small beer

Turns out, Beer is pretty important to human history

Join TaL as we celebrate the libation that some claim made civilization possible – beer! We will cover some of the historical uses of beer, its changing meaning over time,Continue readingTurns out, Beer is pretty important to human history

Special Conversation: Reflections on Anthropology: Why do we do what we do?

For our 25th episode we bring you a special, raw moment in the show in which we turn the conversation more directly to ourselves as anthropologists. The show began asContinue readingSpecial Conversation: Reflections on Anthropology: Why do we do what we do?