CSA Friday 1

‘Tis the season for a return on an investment- that’s right, it’s growing season and farmers supported by CSAs are churnin’ out the good stuff. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a relatively new phenomenon (<40 years) brought on by the alternative food movement of the 1980s wherein a farmer is able to elicit one time … More CSA Friday 1

A Discussion of GMOs Part 1: a Brief History of Seed

Last week, during Dr. Vandana Shiva’s talk I had the good fortune of being seated behind two young men who were clearly in passionate disagreement over Dr. Shiva’s claims on GMO toxicity. They were both wearing “I Love GMOs” T-shirts, while muttering rude remarks, surreptitiously recording video, posting it to Facebook, adding rude comments, etc., etc., … More A Discussion of GMOs Part 1: a Brief History of Seed

A Comparative Analysis of Cats and Sourdough (this is what I did this week)

Inspired by diagrams, I present you with my thoughts from the week, brought to you with the help of the brilliant Toby Hammer. This is serious science. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF felis catus WITH A COLLECTION OF S. cerevisiea AND lactobacilli (SOURDOUGH STARTER): CATS: meow/purr have fur/hair will bite your face walks has legs, eyes, etc. is corporeal carnivorous … More A Comparative Analysis of Cats and Sourdough (this is what I did this week)