Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Ted Genoways is a contributing writer at Mother Jones and editor-at-large at OnEarth magazine. His book, The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food, is newly available from Harper Books. His other writing has appeared recently in The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Harper's, Outside, Slate, and Best American Travel Writing. Find him online at tedgenoways.com.