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How I help farmers make every day Earth Day

April 21, 2017

The main focus of my role in working with Illinois farmers is to be an unbiased source of information. Think of it like a dietitian or nutritionist for crops.

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How I help farmers make every day Earth Day
Visiting Monsanto with my Inner Science Nerd

Visiting Monsanto with my Inner Science Nerd

April 17, 2017

No matter what way you feel about GMOs, most people tend to feel that way STRONGLY. Where do I fall on that spectrum, you may ask? I am not quite sure, but I would love to talk it through with you.

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Food Lacks Four-Star Support

April 12, 2017

The short of it: Online reviews influence my purchases. But food stands among few of our household purchases with little to no outside influence from fellow users. Instead, society shops from shelves and coolers of packaged foods with well-designed advertisements and crafty, sometimes deceitful, wording to entice purchases.

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Food Lacks Four-Star Support
I Refuse to be Manipulated by Food Labels

I Refuse to be Manipulated by Food Labels

April 10, 2017

I think my curiosity stems from my background. I enrolled in college majoring in biology before switching to environmental health. Also, since I became a Mom, I am a little more cautious about what I bring into my house for my kids.

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