Did you know that acorns provided about 20% of the rural diet in Italy and Spain as recently as the 19th century? Acorn consumption was also widespread in Santa Barbara…
About Brian Fagan
Brian Fagan is emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Brian is an internationally known writer as well as an expert cruising sailor. His many books include The Little Ice Age; Floods, Famines, and Emperors; and The Long Summer, also Elixir: A History of Humans and Water. For more information visit BrianFagan.com.