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Why I Wish More People Could Meet Farmers

The other day I made a comment on a blog post that had quoted an article I wrote about the surprisingly tiny scale of organic farming.  In describing “conventional agriculture,” that author had used the term “chemical laden farming,” which I pointed out was misleading considering the  USDA data which documents how miniscule chemical residues […]

February 28th

What Asparagus Tells Us About Our Food Future

I’d like to make the case that asparagus, as a crop, is a prophetic vegetable.  How the global asparagus industry has changed gives us a window on how the rest of the US fresh produce market is likely to change over time. We Americans Love Asparagus, but… As you can see in the graph above, […]

December 6th