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Food Anthropologist Dr. Bill Schindler is on an international quest to discover what we should eat. He and his family uncover ancient culinary practices and show how they can bring simplicity and good …
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Bill Schindler is not your traditional anthropologist. Specializing in primitive technology and experimental archeology at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland where he is associate professor, he uses a teaching approach that he calls “soul authorship” to immerse students in experiences that teach them first-hand about primitive technologies and ways of life practiced by our prehistoric ancestors.
We shouldn’t waste food, right? Well, that all depends…
A current popular buzzword thrown around amongst environmentally conscious foodies is “zero-waste.” And, don’t get me wrong, for the most part this zero-waste trend is a very, very good thing. But, blindly following anything, even if well-intentioned, can have negative consequences. Like anything else, it is not that simple…
It’s a cold, dark night in Chestertown, Maryland, but the windows of the new Eastern Shore Food Lab at Washington College glow warmly, attracting hungry foodies to the event inside. The local buzz around the Lab is considerable.
Experimental archaeologist Bill Schindler’s globe-trotting research has led him to champion a diet based on humanity’s long history of inventive food preparation techniques, from nose-to-tail butchery to sourdough bread.