Jan 31, 12
By Nathan Smith
Bill Gates is a multi-billionaire, tech guru, philanthropist and an inspiration for computer nerds everywhere. Did you know he’s also a foodie?
I say “foodie” in the sense that he is concerned about the future of our food. These days, who isn’t?
Based on his recently published annual letter, Gates is putting his money where his mouth is, pushing Congress and others to take a closer look at the funding behind the science of growing food.
Mar 30, 11
The following posts ran as an article in the Spring 2011 issue of Texas Farm Bureau’s Texas Neighbors publication. Other resources on food prices include a video and a three-part audio series found here: part 1, part 2, part 3.
We all know the feeling—standing at the grocery store check-out, checkbook in hand, waiting for the cashier to give us our total. Lately it seems as though that total keeps inching upward, and our wallets are already stretched to the limit.