Welcome to What I’m Reading, a special series in which we invite interesting people to handpick articles around a theme of their choice.
In this edition, senior baseball writer Keith Law dives into his passion beyond the ballpark: “The future of food sits at the intersection of several of my main interests outside my day job — food, sustainability, and science.”
KL: “That cheap produce you see at your local megamart wouldn’t be so inexpensive if pickers had higher pay and better working conditions — and it wouldn’t be so available without immigrant labor, much of it undocumented.”
KL: “A fungus is attacking banana plantations, and scientists are racing to engineer a replacement, which may mean all the bananas in tomorrow’s supermarket will be genetically modified.”
KL: “Examining the future of the high-quality, small-batch coffee movement and how a ‘fourth wave’ should include more people in the drive for better coffee.”
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