University of Reading: New Free Resources Launched To Help Children Eat More Vegetables

University of Reading: New Free Resources Launched To Help Children Eat More Vegetables. “The See & Eat project, funded by European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food, has launched a new website, featuring a range of evidence-based activities and 24 eBooks in multiple languages for parents across Europe.” I didn’t download the app used to read the books, but I explored the site and book previews with no restrictions.

Germany: Historical vegetables (FreshPlaza)

FreshPlaza: Germany: Historical vegetables. “Which vegetables have disappeared from our markets, gardens and plates in the past 150 years? Information on, and pictures of, some 7,000 old vegetables are now available in a single database.” The article links to a German version of the database, but there’s an English link available in the upper right part of the site menu.

Cornell Chronicle: New ‘Tomato Expression Atlas’ dives deep into the fruit’s flesh

Cornell Chronicle: New ‘Tomato Expression Atlas’ dives deep into the fruit’s flesh. “From fried green tomatoes to pizza pie, the world savors the tomato across many stages of ripeness, each with its unique qualities. How a fruit ripens has long been an important question for breeders, and the subject of an extensive and fruitful collaboration involving researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).”