Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Reading Round Up: Pickle Index Edition

The Pickle Index

Cronut Burger: Canada's Brazen Move in Great Pastry Wars of 2013

A WWII Propaganda Campaign Popularized the Myth That Carrots Help You See in the Dark

Trader Joe’s ‘pirate’ buys goods in Washington state then sells them in Vancouver for a profit

Colorado Vault Is Fort Knox For The World's Seeds

Puffed: The Magic of Cereal


Paper Fresh

This Tokyo Office Tower Contains A Vibrant Vertical Farm

Protein That Helps Plants Tolerate Drought, Flooding, Other Stresses Discovered

930,000 square feet of the Skycity will be the largest vertical farm in the world

This edible wrapping tastes as good as the food it's protecting

A wordless comment on overconsumption (Video)

Bartenders are now turning out cocktails based on, yes, vegetables

Emotional eating: Gray cakes tackle depression taboo

The Pentagon combats counterfeiters with plant DNA

What Eating Crickets Is Really Like

Health concerns spur organic gardening in Indian homes

Growing lovely little crocuses cuts the high cost of saffron

Germany's first guerrilla gardener

Food Sentry releases a new tool to help consumers mitigate their risks when it comes to food

American Pecan Truffle May Be Coming to a Plate Near You, By Way of Extremely Cute Courier

The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success

Gardening: Getting down to earth with technology

Growing Up, Not Out

Fresh & city-grown: Montreal's second rooftop urban farm opens

Arizona Researchers to Compile First Ever High Resolution Global Cropland Map

Jaspers put green thumbs to work on college roof

Offices are turning their roofs into edible gardens and bee sanctuaries

Visit bucolicbushwick.com to read more about rooftop vegetable gardening.

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