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Homegrown, Sustainable Wheat

I’ve biked past the wheat fields of Kansas/Colorado. I saw the seemingly endless fields of annual corn + wheat GMOs. The centralized food industry of the United States has evolved far beyond traditional farming. Today, our farming techniques are very good at producing mass quantities of drought-resistant, disease-resistant, and (*gasp*) herbicide-resistant crops. However, our feeble […]

March 10, 2011 · Michael · No Comments
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Cross-country Bicycle Trip

It’s been a couple of weeks since Quinn and I created a website specifically for our cross-country bicycle trip (Georgia to California) that we’re embarking on this summer (2010), but I haven’t really advertised it, yet. Then again, I haven’t really advertised *this* site at all. Nevertheless, the website is: https://1guy2biketrips.michaelaltfield.net. If 2 guys can […]

December 23, 2009 · Michael · 2 Comments
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