Ok, ok, ok… Don’t x my page out just yet. A lot of people have a lot of feelings when they hear the name Monsanto. You could feel like they are the evil empire and hate anything close to GMO’s. You might ask, Um, what’s a GMO and who is Monsanto? Or finally, you might say, GMO’s are totally safe and Monsanto is a business; get over it, you hippies. No matter what way, 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. I love getting to know where my food comes from and who in particular grows that food. So, when Illinois Farm Families contacted me about flying down to St. Louis for the day to tour the Monsanto facilities, I was intrigued. The main reason for me accepting this offer was because I wanted to see for myself. I wanted to pull back the curtain and get to know more. [Read more…]