SDSU Profs Claim Farmer’s Markets Too White

, Malcolm A. Kline, Leave a comment

Perhaps they would rather critique them than work in them. “Two professors from San Diego State University claim in a new book that farmers’ markets in urban areas are weed-like ‘white spaces’ responsible for oppression,” Douglas Ernst reported in The Washington Times yesterday. “Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J Bosco are part of an anthology released this month titled Just Green Enough.”

“The work, published by Routledge, claims there is a correlation between the “whiteness of farmers’ markets” and gentrification.”