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13 10, 2021

Plant Breeding: Farm to Fork

By Rosanne Rust|2021-10-13T12:28:42-04:00October 13th, 2021|Food Facts, Food Trends|Comments Off on Plant Breeding: Farm to Fork

Just about everything you purchase in a grocery store has been improved through plant breeding. Through generations of research, scientists have learned a lot about how to make seeds and plants better - more tolerant to new weather patterns, draught or pest resistant, more nutritious, or better tasting. [...]

10 10, 2017

How Do You Like Them Apples?

By Rosanne Rust|2023-12-19T14:36:20-05:00October 10th, 2017|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Do You Like Them Apples?

I had the pleasure of touring some of the apple orchards of Washington State upon invitation from Arctic Apples. Just when you think you know enough about farming, you realize there's always more to learn. I was absolutely blown away about "where apples come from". [The travel for the [...]