Stolen Fruit Tastes Better

Stolen Fruit Tastes Better critical reflection | julia hebaiter nb: this tale is purely hypothetical. Neither the author nor condones any illegal practices, while both stress the importance of respecting the law and people's private property. Fruit strategically snaffled from trees is decidedly more delicious than that acquired by more conventional means. Summer, in particular, brings ample booty to the 'burbs. Of course, I don't actually recommend stealing it; that would be downright theft. I'm thinking more along the lines of taking the ancient practice of gleaning, or collecting the remaining grain after the reapers, to another level by purposefully creating every available opportunity to find, claim, and wrap one's lips around the sweet, fresh flesh that overhangs private fences onto public land. For instance, while picking the odd piece of fruit you encounter while walking the local neighborhood is all well and good, as are community gleaning initiatives, a dedicated hunt in the car can also prove quite lucrative. Parks, alleyways, and train-station car parks can proffer plenty of bounty, while the long, seductive backyard fences lining train tracks have great picking potential too. Railways, however, are sometimes difficult to access and often downright dangerous. While I'd go to extraordinary lengths http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture University of California Press

Stolen Fruit Tastes Better

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-california-press/stolen-fruit-tastes-better-Bw02MnV3Y3
Publisher
University of California Press
Copyright
© 2014 by The Regents of the University of California
Subject
Critical Reflections
ISSN
1529-3262
eISSN
1533-8622
D.O.I.
10.1525/gfc.2014.14.1.59
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial