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Collaborative Consumption and the Future of Food Experiments

A couple months ago, I happened upon a flier for something called Micro Beekeeping. The premise of micro beekeeping is pretty simple - the proprietor, Dane Uhler, will visit your backyard or garden, set up and maintain beehives, and split the honey with whoever volunteers their land in exchange for a fee and some of the honey.

Looking Beyond Standardized Foods

A few months ago, I happened upon an outstanding, if brief article in Wired about all of the processes involved in making a bag of Cheetos. My favorite step, far and away, is quality control, which the article's author Brendan Koerner describes as involving:

What a new Beer can Tell Us About the Future of Local Food

Last week, the Slow Money Alliance posted the results of a survey finding that 98 percent of independent retailers in New England would prefer to carry foods and other products sourced from the region.

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