Discussion Questions : Food waste, intimacy and compost: The stirrings of a new ecology?


What research methods did Turner use? Why do you think she used these?

What are the aims of the paper?

What are ‘freegans’?

What do the terms ‘anthropocentrism’ and ‘anthropomorphism’ mean?

What might a reengagement with these senses and the development of a more careful and embodied relationship with our food represent?

What are the ‘The “vagabond” qualities of food’?

What is ‘the mesh’ and what are some examples of it?

What could a new ethics of waste look like?

What are three points that the research data reveals?


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