Category Archives: food

GMO’s: Harmful or Helpful? Everyone Has An Agenda.

In the novel, Ozeki mentions that “the rapid growth of the fast-food chains was the random factor that helped fuel the potato boom of ’74. In the 1980s it was McDonald’s introduction of the Supersize Meal. In the nineties it … Continue reading

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My post concerns not whether Ozeki has an agenda in writing All Over Creation (I think it’s too obvious she does) but rather how she feels about the concept of motivation in the GMO debate. In the book, two motivations … Continue reading

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Urban Roots documentary

I’ve just learned about a new documentary by Mark MacInnis that’s akin to The Garden: Urban Roots. It studies the trend of converting land in blighted Detroit neighborhoods into urban gardens that I mentioned in class this week. I’ve contacted the producer … Continue reading

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