Evan Fraser has been hard at work developing a graphic novel about the global food system. One of the major inspirations for this story comes from the “food crisis” of 2008-2012 (this is referred to at the start of page 3 in the text box that opens the scene). The trouble began in early 2008 when food prices shot up and around the world angry crowds gathered, protesting an unfair food system that allow some to profit while others go hungry. Protestors raised French baguettes into the air as a symbol of their oppression and the government in Haiti fell.
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