Why aren’t we talking about organic GMOs? And, why can’t we all get along?

What I want to ask is this: Why aren’t there more people, beyond scientists and academics, talking about organically grown GMOs?┬áThese last few weeks have had me thinking a lot about how the terms used to describe our food — “organic,” “conventional,” and genetically modified” — which only serve to confuse and distract from greaterContinue reading “Why aren’t we talking about organic GMOs? And, why can’t we all get along?”

Making lazy, stupid plants work harder

Plants with larger root systems take up minerals more easily. Plants these days. They’re coddled, entitled, fed with a silver spoon. Use of man-made fertilizer and traditional breeding, over the years, has selected for traits that led to today’s modern-variety plants that grow fat with yields. But the downside of easy access to nutrients isContinue reading “Making lazy, stupid plants work harder”