What We Can Learn From a Strawberry Contest

Our story starts with a tomato and ends with a strawberry. They both relate to farm productivity. And that could be the problem. Growing Fruit Tomatoes Close to 90 years ago, a tomato grower noticed that one of her (his?)…

What The Last Supper Says About Food Portions

Looking at entrée, bread and plate sizes in versions of the Last Supper during the past millennium gives us some clues about portion size history.

Why Robots Will Pick Our Produce

Increasingly mechanized, farms first used simple capital, next motorized machines, then giant combines and now robots for produce to increase productivity.