Greetings from Hiroshima: Peace Culture Village creates sustainable peace

by Mary Popeo English Programs & Public Relations Director   Greetings, all you conscious activists! My name is Mary and I am honored to have the opportunity to correspond with you all. A Boston native with a background in anti-nuclear activism, I am now working at Peace Culture Village (PCV), a non-profit organization (NPO), international…

PHOTO CONTEST: Farmer’s Market Fun!

Hello all of you market lovers! Want to have a new excuse to go to your local farmer’s market? Well now you have one! We are hosting a photo contest because we want to see YOUR local farmer’s market. So here are the rules: Go to your local Farmer’s Market and take a photo! Post…

Informed Eating: Understanding GMOs

by Adam Canal Graduate Research Assistant, Agriculture Editor/Writer   GMOs. Transgenics. Pesticides.   Does the thought of those give you chills? The thought of where your food comes from, or how it’s grown, should not fill you with terror. To a segment of our population, the aforementioned are to be avoided at all cost. But…

Transgenics Made Simple

by Adam Canal Graduate Research Assistant, Agriculture Editor Step by Step of the Trangenics Process: The desired transgene is identified in another (or the same) species. There is extensive experimentation on the gene, so that scientists can learn as much as they can about the sequence and the protein it produces. The gene of interest…