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Garden Tour

Spring has sprung.

My little seedlings are ready (mostly) to be transplanted. But I have an earwig problem. I have not had a problem with them before. 182 more words


Lab-Grown Meat Update

It may be a few more years off, but the advent of slaughterhouse- and feedlot-free meat is coming, it’s just a matter of time before these hideous institutions are history. 66 more words


Growing Justice in Local Food

The second and third aims of the Legume Laboratory is improve knowledge in growing food and look at where future food production may come from. The rise of community gardens and the possibility of their adding to local food security falls within this scope. 291 more words

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Should we ditch the farm?

Cover image used with permission of Nemo’s Garden – http://www.nemosgarden.com

I’ve recently been finding a number of stories about alternative locations to grow food commercially and what advantages (and disadvantages) they hold in comparison to traditional farm growing. 555 more words

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Sweet Potato - the Natural Transgenic

A recent study shows how awesome genetic engineering methods are and how they can be used to the trace the evolution of something like the sweet potato. 178 more words

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Glowing Roots

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science have managed to transfer a gene encoding a luciferase protein from a firefly into plants so that the plant, including its roots, glow. 303 more words

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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission Setback

I made a note to myself back in January this year of the NASA mission about to be launched called the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite mission. 358 more words

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