Memphis, TN – Cary Fowler, a humble and modest man from Memphis, Tennessee, works to save the world, seed by seed. Cary Fowler is the Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust: A Foundation for Food Security in Rome.
Memphis, TN – Over the next decade, millions of Baby Boomers will reach retirement age. About 5 percent of Americans between 65 and 74, and about half over 85 have the disease. Alzheimer's currently has no cure.
Washington, DC – Honeybees that help pollinate Tennessee's apples, pumpkins and squash are disappearing. Struggling beekeepers who have lost their hives are looking for relief in the Farm bill.
Beekeeper Kevin Jester lives about fifty miles north of Memphis in West Ridge, Arkansas. He typically raises about two thousand colonies of bees. In 2006, he lost nearly all of them. He bought more bees, but then lost them too. Needless to say business hasn't been good.
Memphis, TN – If all you knew about America was what you saw in TV commercials you would think that every white, American father is a clown. A fool. I was delighted the other day to see an article in Brand Week magazine that shared my view about advertising's role for dads.