San Diego State University Professors Say Farmers Markets are Racist

Two geology professors from SDSU claim that farmers’ markets often are “white spaces where the food-consumption habits of white people are normalized, leading to social exclusion.”

Two professors from San Diego State University claim in a new book that farmers’ markets in urban areas are weed-like “white spaces” responsible for oppression.

Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J Bosco are part of an anthology released this month titled “Just Green Enough.” The work, published by Routledge, claims there is a correlation between the “whiteness of farmers’ markets” and gentrification.

“Farmers’ markets are often white spaces where the food consumption habits of white people are normalized,” the SDSU professors write, the education watchdog Campus Reform reported Wednesday.

 The geology professors claim that 44 percent of San Diego’s farmers’ markets cater to “households from higher socio-economic backgrounds,” which raises property values and “[displaces] low-income residents and people of color.”

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How ludicrous….We are in the United States of America and not in the hundreds of third world countries. If you, professor and all your listeners don’t like it…leave! Plain and simple. Be a praiser and not a complainer.


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What? Did we see any “no non-whites allowed” signs there? And since when is a carrot or a potato catering to the upper socio-economic class? What about the businesses that actually do cater to the well-off? The high end fashion stores, luxury vehicle dealerships, fancy restaurants? I frequent none of these, but power to their right to exist. I suppose these are all now racist, too?