10 Mar The vegetable technology gap
The healthiest foods of all are lacking innovation. Historically, the bulk of agricultural research in the US and elsewhere. has been focused on staple crops, with little help given to efforts to increase yield, shelf life, and convenience for things like leafy greens and squishy berries. Given that government guidelines suggest we should pig out on such produce to stay healthy, perhaps it's time to dangle a larger carrot in front of vegetable innovators?