Plant Protein Alternative Comparisons Go Awry

Over the past several months, many headlines have given attention to processed plant protein entering the marketplace. Let's get one thing straight, black bean burgers have been on restaurant menus for a very long time. This isn't something new. But this time, the latest iteration showed up with a bigger marketing budget. The Impossible Burger … Continue reading Plant Protein Alternative Comparisons Go Awry

Educational Documentaries Sharing the Real Stories of Agriculture

As a society, we have an ever-increasing desire to learn more about where our food comes from. However, seeing as fear and emotion (looking at you Food Inc.) sell much easier than truth and science, we seem to have an uphill road to climb when trying to share educational material or documentaries about food and … Continue reading Educational Documentaries Sharing the Real Stories of Agriculture

5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

I'm well aware negative spin headlines garner all the attention these days. However, when a fellow ag blogger took on a list of restaurants people should avoid due to anti-science stances, I decided to take a positive look at the story. I believe it can be a mistake to slam the door in the face … Continue reading 5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

CBS Sunday Morning: Is GMO Fear Justified?

"The big question is: Is all this fear justified?" CBS Sunday Morning aired a cover story on the Safety of GMOs this morning that takes a look at the origin of genetically engineering food and the opposition to the idea of genetically altering our food. The story features perspectives from plant pathologist, Dennis Gonsalves and his … Continue reading CBS Sunday Morning: Is GMO Fear Justified?