The Graduate Journal of Food Studies (GJFS) is a platform for open scholarship. As the Scholarly Communications Coordinator for the Graduate Association for Food Studies (GAFS), James Edward Malin provides background to how open scholarship came to be, why it is a political act, and explains the steps early-career scholars can take towards a more open food studies scholarship.

The opportunity to travel was one of the many perks of Janna Tamargo’s career in internet-based marketing and advertising—by the end of 2017, she had eaten her way through thirteen countries in that year alone.