Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 226

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The latest version of the Smart Fortwo is the Smart Forvision, a new all-electric concept that Daimler will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month.

Nestlé’s chairman and former CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe offers a lengthy disquisition on the “problems” associated with organic foods and covers all the classic anti-organic arguments, from “organic can’t feed the world” to “organic isn’t any better for you.” (Um, right.)

Let’s take a look at some of the oddly edible gasoline, diesel and other fuel alternatives which could eventually make it into the mainstream market.

Corn plants that Monsanto genetically modified to thwart a voracious bug are falling prey to that very pest in a few Iowa fields, the first time a major Midwest scourge has developed resistance to a genetically modified crop.

School food gets a bad rap, but some people are doing their best to change that. A few school districts around the country have started farm-to-school programs, in which kids are served fresh fruit and vegetables grown in local farms as part of their lunch each day.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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