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Spring Gillard

Spring Gillard is a sustainability consultant and author of Diary of a Compost Hotline Operator, Edible Essays on City Farming (New Society, 2003). She blogs at

Stories by Spring Gillard


Battle for the Banana

Behind the peel, a torrid history of trade wars and bullish fruit magnates. Last of two.

By Spring Gillard, 29 Dec 2011


Secrets of the Banana

Not the forbidden fruit, but equally sinister. Part one of my journey into the republic.

By Spring Gillard, 28 Dec 2011