First They Came for the Tomato Growers…

By: Saturday May 4, 2013 9:00 am

A suspicious building is being constructed in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, along the southern bank of the Missouri River in Berkley Riverfront Park, near the Kansas City River Market. The purpose of the building, a massive hydroponic greenhouse, is ostensibly legitimate: “The 100,000-square-foot greenhouse would grow mostly lettuce, tomatoes and herbs with local consumers in mind.”

Hydroponic, you say? Herbs, you say?

Cue the Missouri Highway Patrol, because to them, those two words can mean only one thing: marijuana. And no, I’m not kidding . . .


Food News You Can Use – and Some Food Chemistry

By: Sunday March 6, 2011 7:00 pm

OK, everyone, take out your lab aprons and silicone gloves – today, it’s food chemistry city Arizona! (ok, you two in the back – either cut that out or you’re going down to the principal. Got it?

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