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It's the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the world's most popular weed killer is used everywhere from backyard gardens to golf courses to millions of acres of farmland. For decades it's been touted as safe enough to drink, but a growing body of evidence indicates...
St. Martin's Press
Unnaturally Delicious is the story of today's innovators who are shaping the future of food. You'll meet an ex-farmer entrepreneur whose software is being used on farms all over the world; egg producers who've created housing systems that affordably improve hen welfare; scientists who are growing meat without the cos; and college students who are coaxing bacteria to help improve food quality and fight obesity. Nutrient-enhanced sweet potatoes are...
Chelsea Green Publishing
"In the age of climate change, food scarcity, and increasing industrialization, can a few visionary farmers find global solutions through technology and create networked, open-source regenerative agriculture at a truly transformative scale? In The Great Regeneration, farmer-technologist Dorn Cox and author-activist Courtney White explore unique, groundbreaking research aimed at reclaiming the space where science and agriculture meet as a shared human...