Food for Thought Series

Last night I had the pleasure of being the guest speaker at the Food for Thought Series at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs.  I was tasked with giving a short talk on ‘Tomatoes”.  Before my talk, delectable tomato dishes were served up in the IP Culinary Arts Cafe.  We had tomato…

New Books!

I am such a lucky girl!  My colleague, Gary, just hooked me up with some new titles! The Growing Classroom:  Garden-Based Science How to Grow a School Garden Nourishing Choices:  Implementing Food Education in Classrooms, Cafeterias, and Schoolyards Cultural Uses of Plants:  A Guide to Learning about Ethnobotany No Student Left Indoors:  Creating a Field…

Monsantophobia Explained

Monsantophobia: A schizophrenic bi-polar like condition characterized by an irrational fear of modern science and technology as it relates to food production in general, and in many cases specifically related to Monsanto Corporation.  Monsantophobia is prevalent throughout the population, including those with either left or right wing political tendencies. Monsantophobia is NOT TO BE CONFUSED with a…