6. Waiting for the End

No Seed Turned Away: 600 miles from the North Pole, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault keeps on building a seed collection for the future. (The Atlantic)

7. Scrape the Mold and Munch Away

Cheese historians are in ecstasy over reports the world’s oldest cheese has been found (dug up with mummies) in China — mucho ripe; maybe 3,600 years old. (USA Today)

8. A Most Hidden Fish

A fish that swims under the radar, a menhaden, is at the heart of the food system. “More menhaden are caught than any other fish in the continental United States by volume.” (Limn)

9. The Onion Whisperer

Leonard Pike, 73 years old: His 14 varieties of onions, carrots, and cucumbers have brought in billions of dollars. Nuff said. (Texas Monthly)

10. Macro Myco

Boosting Crops With Fungi? (The Ascender)

 

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