Elizabeth Fitting is an anthropologist and associate professor in the department of Sociology & Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University, in eastern Canada. She has been teaching and researching the political economy of food and agriculture for twenty years, with projects focusing on topics ranging from anti-GMO and seed saving movements in Mexico and Colombia to the effects of liberalized trade on rural livelihoods in Mexico. Her latest project examines the interconnections between transnational labour migration and rural livelihoods in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Canada. Liz’s food-related publications include The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside and chapters in Food Activism (eds. Carole Counihan and Valeria Sinischalchi), Taking Food Public (eds. Psyche Williams-Forson and Carole Counihan) and Food and Place (eds. Fernando Bosco and Pascale Joassart-Marcelli).