It’s no secret that we live in the age of digital images. If you have a smartphone, you can search for an apartment or find true-ish love, perhaps both by looking at an image. While the technology is relatively new, people have used the content of images to create narratives since the first cave paintings. […]
The Seed to Kitchen Collaborative tries to take the “farm-to-table” concept a step further. It’s one thing to match organic farmers with local restaurants. It’s another thing though, to give local chefs an opportunity to talk to growers and breeders about what makes for a tasty and culinarily useful vegetable. Closing that feedback loop has […]
Host Will Cushman is joined by Julie Dawson, an assistant professor of horticulture at UW-Madison. In 2014, Dawson started the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative: a participatory research endeavor in which she’s recruited local chefs, farmers and members of the public to guide the breeding of fresh produce. The goal is to breed produce that tastes […]
What makes for a good tasting organic vegetable? The UW wants your opinion.