Feature | Destination Starfish

After months of researching, promoting and getting ASLI FOOD PROJECT off the ground, I’m delighted to announce the first destination for my field research.

When looking at a map of Indonesia, I have always thought this island resembles a starfish. Four, long peninsulas stretch out like arms lazily floating in the water, swaying with the currents of the ocean.

Welcome to Sulawesi.

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Feature | Just Your Average Gardener

My first conversation with Dr. Wawan Sujarwo went a little something like this.

Him: “How did you find my [research] paper?”

Me: “I found it on Google.”

Him: “But how did you access it? You need to have a subscription to a scientific journal database to read it.”

Me: “I asked a friend who works at a university research library to get it for me.”

Him: “And you’re a chef?”

Me: “Yes.”

Him: “I’m fairly certain no chef has ever read my paper before.”

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