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Nicola Twilley is author of the blog Edible Geography, a contributing writer at the New Yorker, and currently teaches a Regional Foodshed Resilience Practicum at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. She is deeply obsessed with refrigeration, and is currently writing a book on the topic. She recently explored China’s coldscape for The New York Times Magazine, and, in 2013, she curated an exhibition exploring North America’s spaces of artificial refrigeration with the Center for Land Use Interpretation. From 2011 to 2013, Twilley was a Research Fellow at the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art, as part of which she collaborated with Geoff Manaugh on Venue, a pop-up interview studio and mobile media rig that traveled around North America in 2012-3, and is currently on display at the Nevada Museum of Art.

Snails: The Slowest Food of All [Audio]

Gastropod: Why Does Grape Candy Taste So Fake? [Audio]

Gastropod: The Secret History of Cheese

No Scrubs: Breeding a Better Bull [Audio]

Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of The Day. Or Is It? [Audio]

Gastropod: Kale of the Sea [Audio]

Gastropod: The Microbiome Revolution [Audio]

Gastropod: Dan Barber’s Quest for Flavor [Audio]