We did it! Thanks for helping me hit my goals with days to spare.
Here’s what I can do with your additional support:
At 50 backers: I provide a weekly rap or silly song on food science, as a sort of easter egg for super dorks.
At 100 backers: I’ll start creating a bi-weekly podcast to share with you!
Each month, you will get an in-depth feature discussing:
Nuanced, critical analysis of current research on food and environmental science that impacts you
The straight dope on GM foods and plant genomics; Bt, glyphosate, neonicotinoids and other pesticides; herbicides; fungicides; polymers; organics - all of it.
The month’s top contradictions from pro- and anti-GM food/GMO activists and lobbyists.
Access to monthly podcasts and twitter chats
Exclusive Q&A with me and my crew of biotech obsessives in the BEACON discussion forums.
Access to every story, by every writer on BEACON, every month you subscribe!
As the Internet’s last GM food moderate and a JD-carrying food and drug writer, I’d like to guide you through the maze of contradictions toward some semblance of the truth on food biotechnology’s impact on our collective health, wealth and happiness. I have not met a single professional writer on this subject that is not somehow beholden to one of the major players in the food science game. I’ve never received a penny from anyone, anywhere on the food science spectrum, and am passionately dedicated to getting to the bottom of what is and isn’t beneficial in this new technological revolution.
Following up on conversations that have begun at conferences, on Twitter and over dinner, I’ll be able to engage some of the most intelligent, informed and highly interesting thinkers across the spectrum to shed light on these issues.
Your money goes toward interviewing the top minds in the field and getting them into the difficult conversations we need to have to better our world with good science. Features will also include professional photography by New York photographer Beja Grinage, who has shot a number of stills for the Food Network (http://bejab.com/?gallery=production-stills).
Eric C Bowen
Daniel J. Menelly
Kennan K Salinero
Thomas Campbell Jackson
Stephen E. Holtje
Susan BaxterPlus 4 others who want to read stories about Real Talk on GMOs
Beacon lets you back original reporting by experienced writers around the world. By backing one writer you get access to their stories as well as every story by every writer on Beacon.
You pay a monthly or one-time fee that directly supports a writer of your choice. They use that money to find and publish new and exclusive stories that you want to read. You get access to their stories so long as you back their work.
You'll get an e-mail update whenever the writer you back posts a new story. You can read them online or on mobile through this site. We'll also send you a weekly e-mail newsletter, with the best stories across Beacon.
Although a recurring subscription is the best way to support a project, you can also pay upfront for a fixed-length subscription. You can cancel a recurring subscription at any time.
It is a new form of crowdfunding. Traditional crowdfunding isn't well suited to journalism because it requires on going support. Beacon helps make crowdfunded journalism more sustainable.
Tell a friend. Sharing this page by email is best, but sharing on Facebook and Twitter can help spread the word and make sure the project is fully funded.
Help Khadijah M. Britton bring them to BEACON. With 25 backers, Khadijah M. Britton can provide sustainable reporting on the topic you won't get anywhere else.Back this work