food

Beans

A new personal essay by gardener-writer Mandy Goddard, making connections between farming, protest, and the beautiful ‘yin yang’ bean.

Residency Reflections

Artist Rosa Farber, who currently lives and works at Laines Organic Farm, looks back at her online residency with The Learned Pig.

Cartographies of the Imagination

Cartographies of the Imagination explores the outer limits of what a map can be, interrogating the bit of lost land that falls between the pages of an atlas, journeying to…

Lessons from Seed

A personal essay by seed researcher and baker Col Gordon on the complex relationships between plants, people and place.

Resistance Baking

“Bread-making as a form of activism” – a wide-ranging interview with Marisol Malatesta, baker, artist and teacher.

re:rural

Anna Souter visist Haarlem Artspace to review re:rural, a project taking place both digitally and at the organisation’s home in the Derbyshire Dales.

Apple Path

Apples, animals, and old farm folklore: documentation from a decomposing land art intervention by artist Juliet Duckworth.

Artist-in-Residence: Rosa Farber

Welcome to The Learned Pig’s inaugural artist residency! This residency is in part the result of ongoing discussions among our editorial team. We’ve been trying to think through ways to…

Epiphaneia

Rituals; Too Full of Vermouth and Cigarette Smoke: two poems from Epiphaneia, the 2019 collection from OCM Bocas Prize-winner Richard Georges.