Regenerative agriculture needs a reckoning

“Why avoiding uncomfortable conversations about equity, race, and access threatens to spoil a nascent movement’s environmental promise.”

Source: The Counter
Published: May 3, 2021
Length: 57 minutes (14,251 words)

A Startup Just Announced the World’s First Fake-meat “Steaks” Made from Fungi. Are We Ready?

They are: pink, amenable to searing, dense and juicy. They’re not: meat, or vegetables, or even mushrooms. An ambiguous foodstuff creates ambiguous feelings.

Published: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 11 minutes (2,973 words)

The Man Who’s Going to Save Your Neighborhood Grocery Store

“You no longer need grocery stores to buy groceries.” But that might not be a good thing. Kevin Kelley wants to save us from the techification of our food supply and help us reconnect to what we eat.

Source: Longreads
Published: Apr 23, 2019
Length: 35 minutes (8,802 words)

How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously

A trip to the ER reveals the sexism inherent in emergency treatment.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Oct 15, 2015
Length: 10 minutes (2,553 words)