Tag Archives: Eating

Clay-Eating (Geophagy) in the 19th Century

  Scientific American has recently published the podcast Let Them Eat Dirt  .  Here is a post I put up a while back, on dirt and geophagy. “Dirt is matter out-of-place.”  This quote, by the anthropologist Mary Douglas, points to the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Africa-General, Food, Health, History-Recent, Indigenous crops & medicinal plants | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment