Fall 2016

IGT examines what happens to all of this incredible food once it gets into our homes and kitchens. Food literacy is a lost and necessary art that can help all eaters partake in the benefits of sustainable agriculture’s bounty. This fall edition celebrates the harvest with perspectives and insights from food bloggers, chefs, CSA farmers and renowned food lovers.

Plant Blindness

"So that's how asparagus grows!" When showing off my vegetable garden, I'm often met by this kind of reaction, leaving me somewhat flummoxed. But then what is ...

IGT Web Extra: A Cure for Plant Blindness

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Plant blindness is: "the inability to see or notice the plants in one's own environment" and the "misguided, anthropocentric" tendency to rank plants as inferio...

Cooking Up a Story

What makes for a great bite of food? The answer is a bit of a chicken-and-egg proposition. If one is interested in eating good food, do you look for great recipes or on finding the best food ingredients? Maybe both? Whichever the answer, aren't you ...