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The Perfect Loaf

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The World’s Oldest Sourdough

BBC, July 12, 2022

This food has a 6,000-year-old history that shaped the basis of what we eat today

CNN, September 14, 2021

Life is Like a Sourdough Starter…

Wesleyan University Magazine, Jan 18, 2022

The Sourdough Podcast, September 15, 2021

Rise Up!

The Baker Podcast with Eric Pallant, September 15, 2021

A Sourdough Saga, From Starter To Slice

Interview with Ira Flatow at Science Friday, September 3, 2021

History of Sourdough Culture

Ep. 371 Aired: Friday, September 24th 2021

On Bread and Circuses: A new book traces the rise of bread with government, FP

The Rise and Fall of Sourdough: 6,000 Years of Bread

Gresham Lecture Series

Sustainability Projects

In most years I teach a junior seminar in sustainable development. Every class of students is tasked with preparing a plan and a report for Allegheny College, local government, agencies, non-profits, schools, or regional organizations. Here are a few examples:


Please feel free to look it over and ask me any questions about my work over the years.