You probably thought you were free to carry your groceries home any way you wanted, but you were wrong. You must use plastic. Case closed.
Archive for the ‘Food and Agriculture’ Category
Despite its name, weed is apparently very hard to grow, and it’s costing us billions in energy.
TweetThe NYT has a not-to-be-missed article on the link between fructose and obesity, heart disease, and cancer. I think the link between sugar and disease will be one of the most embarrassing and tragic oversights of the 20th century, and I’m afraid we brought most of this on ourselves through mis-informed food and farm policies. [...]
The impact of our national food policy is coming to a table near you…
Did you guess what data went in to the mystery map? Find out now!
Do you know the difference between cage-free, free-range, and a range-rover? Check out this infographic.
This has got to be the most creative energy saving tip I’ve seen in years. Gross, but creative.
You’ll never guess what some scientists propose as an alternative, low-carbon meat source. You’re going to want a LOT of ketchup.
TweetThis is an old article, but worth sharing: Why Organic Food Costs So Much The true cost of a food product is not simply the price for which it is sold. Non-organic food is often influenced by subsidies and other national or regional support schemes. According to the House Appropriations Committee, mandatory spending on farm [...]
What makes fountain sodas so delicious? The answer may kill you! (insert scary strings music)