The delightful but rarely available ground cherry or physalis had a dose of gene therapy to make it easier to farm. Unlike GMO produce which has external genetic materiel added to it Crsipr removes something through gene editing. Now these plants which were hard to harvest can produce tidier bushes, larger fruit and be more readily available.
Do you think this is good progress, a further step in traditional plant breeding for best traits, or more along...
For years farmers all over the world have claimed glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup is causing cancer. A landmark ruling in San Francisco today gives them the opportunity for their day in court with Monsanto.
In the middle of packing today's boxes we received a call from our friends at Newark Conservancy. Their Bok Choy crop had exploded and needed a home. With some super heroic efforts of the crew there and our team here we were able to co-ordinate harvesting, transporting and packing of bok choy for our shareholders. It doesn't get fresher or more local than this. Bok Choy from Newark harvested on the morning of pick-up.