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Cailey Hall

Cailey Hall

Cailey Hall is a PhD student in English at UCLA, where she is working on a dissertation about British Romanticism and the alimentary. She previously co-edited The Nassau Weekly, wrote for The Daily Princetonian and worked as an editorial assistant at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Cailey Hall
During potato harvest season in the Potato Park in Cusco, Peru, the mountains are dotted with farmers cultivating potatoes in every hue found in the rainbow. | International Potato Center (CIP) / CC BY-NC 2.0
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The Global Potato: Food Futures of the Past

The potato not only represented a hope for a different kind of food future in 1664 for England, but it also made so many more individual futures possible, providing food where there otherwise would have been none.
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