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Hi Honey!

One curious trend about the growing awareness of food is where change is occurring.  New Yorkers are gardening, Texas has revamped its school lunch menus, and Florida is putting some sting in its honey:  it’s the first state to require ...

Food NotWork

I’ve commented before that as a society, we’ve become disconnected from our food.  Over-processed and over-packaged snacks and meals are part of the problem.  But I also think that there is another culprit:  Food Network.     Cooking shows used to be relegated ...

Berry Good Time!

I’ve mentioned that gardening has become a happily consuming hobby of mine.  Of course, not all of us can garden in our yards or patio, but instead of spending your paycheck at some awful amusement park or watching some surly ...

Farmer Jane

I've been out of academia for a years, so I don't give much thought issues such as, for example, gender roles.  Maybe this is because my 150-plus page master's thesis from years back looked at issues in every which way, ...

Better than Bean-o?

I won’t go through the statistics detailing how much energy and water that livestock producers need to produce a pound of beef; you can look that up easily online.   What I will tell you that if you think there’s no interest ...

Think outside the box!

Okay, having worked and lived in Silicon Valley, I really hate that term. I know what it means, but it ranks up with cliché’s such as “Don’t go there,” “Do you have the bandwidth,” “I’m so over it,” etc. So I ...

Are we finally over the hemp?

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas recently introduced another bill in Congress (with Barney Frank, of all folks!) to allow farmers to cultivate legally industrial hemp. It’s about time! Decades ago, Congress banned the production of hemp in its incremental war ...
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