Stuart Lang is currently undertaking his Ph.D. in anthropology at Maynooth University in Ireland. His doctorate focuses on alternative urban agriculture practices in and around Dublin City, Ireland. Lang’s research is funded by the Irish Research Council. Follow him on Twitter @stufensive.
One anthropologist’s research on Community Supported Agriculture—which saw him wrestling with parsnips and talking to leeks—spurs thoughts on closing the gap between Western urban life and the natural world.