Tag: corn

Diverse Landscapes are better

PNAS recently published a really interesting paper that estimated what the cost was, in terms of ecosystem services, of planting all that corn for ethanol production. Basically, when you plant just one crop, you reduce […]


Around this time of year, I like to remind people about food, and privilege, and not taking things for granted. And right on time…. I stumbled across this fascinating student blog! It’s a “personal sustainability […]

Corn Carnage

You bastard! Some animal helped itself to my sweetcorn! I’m guessing a raccoon, although we do have a lot of ground squirrels. I did still have some corn left, which we ate for dinner tonight. […]