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Stories by Ferris Jabr

Building Better Fruits and Veggies without GMOs

Building Better Fruits and Veggies without GMOs

Making modern supermarket produce so big and hardy drained a lot of its flavor. Scientists now have the technology to bring it back—without genetic engineering

June 30, 2014 — Ferris Jabr
Sleuthing The Secrets To A Scrumptious Strawberry

Sleuthing The Secrets To A Scrumptious Strawberry

The other day I went to my local bodega in Brooklyn, New York and bought a 16-ounce plastic carton full of Driscoll’s strawberries. These fruit, the packaging informed me, were grown in Mexico.

March 18, 2014 — Ferris Jabr
Stories by Ferris Jabr

Think Outside the Gift Box