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The Future of Food: Vertical Farming

By Christopher Stewart | May 29, 2013

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Photo: Su H.P

A few weeks ago there were some online articles circulating about what the future of food will look like. A minimalistic picture of food on a plate was the given image and that image stuck with me. Food in general is a hot button topic, and how much we have, waist and how much we consume is also a major topic of discussion. In highly popular cities, and growing cities alike, the higher the population the more buildings need to be built, which makes less space for farming and agriculture.  This brings up the topic of urban farming, the future of food and also vertical farming. Read More

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The New Effects of Flax-Fed Beef

By Christopher Stewart | May 22, 2013

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Photo: Alisha V.

It’s hard to keep up with today’s food trends, fads, diets, and constant chef news. New topics are coming up everyday about the foods we consume and it’s hard to keep up. Staying healthy is another important topic of conversation and the foods we consume all play a part in this ongoing conversation. Beef has been a “hot button” topic of conversation for some years now, everyone from the NYTimes to vegetarians are talking about whether beef is a good choice. Jim Drouillard, professor of animal science and industry at Kansas State University believes that everyone can benefit from the health food flaxseed, even cows. Read More

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Harvard Brings the Spice to Science Class

By Joel Kahn | September 6, 2012

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Photo: Jacobolus

Harvard University’s Science and Cooking lecture series kicked off its third semester last week. The semester-long event hosts some of the most notable faces in innovative cooking—each talking about a topic of their choosing. As the lectures are open to the public, anyone with easy access to the university’s Cambridge campus are welcome into the lecture hall, free of charge. Read More

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