Pandemics and Potatoes

There is no doubt that Covid-19 has impacted every industry around the world. Clothing stores and malls have closed, factories have shut down,  restaurants are relying on take-out orders, and offices have everyone working from home. But something a lot of people aren't talking about are farmers. Not only are farmers still working, preparing to... Continue Reading →

What if you didn’t get paid?

This post was previously published in early 2018 as part of an assignment for my undergrad degree.  Imagine that you have a labour-intensive job. You spend your days cutting grass and weeds on the sides of steep hills and carry it home on your back. The bundle of grass is so big that you nearly... Continue Reading →

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