What a fun-gi

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“Don’t have sex, or you will get pregnant AND die.” -Mean Girls “Don’t eat food that has mold, or you will get cancer AND die.” -Anna Thursday was our class day with Anna B.C., who studies food mycotoxins. To start, …

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Class Today? SNAILED it!!

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Wednesday we saw the entire process from jar to market of In-Vitro plants. In-Vitro is important in order to speed up the reproduction process of plants and keep up with the consumer demand. We began ou morning with a short …

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*Insert Above-Average Caption for My Super Average Day*

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Tuesday was a more relaxed day, which always seems to come at the best time. We toured a facility that studies plant production an factors such as drought. Today I learned how they measure land, which is in hectores. A …

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Stop and Smell the Canola Oil

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Monday’s field trip was awesome! We went to a “museum” where you walk around into different areas where they have recreated what life was like for the Poles in the Midevil Times, and the Iron Age. Interestingly enough, there was …

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Tourin’ Torun!

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My absolute favorite day so far! We had the privilege of meeting up with Andrzej, who was an exchange student from Poland last semester. He is now living in Torun, and volunteered to show us around!  The travel to Torun was …

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International Criminal

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A few nights ago, I accidentally stole a chocolate bar from the store. It was long and totally flat, just like my wallet, and in the chaos of trying to check out and pay for all of the stuff in …

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The First Thanksgiving

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We are always taught about the Pilgrims who came to America. The Pilgrims had no idea how to farm, and the Indians taught them how to grow their food. I am not entirely sure what the Pilgrims chipped in, but …

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“Pass the Lard, Please.”

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We met Frederick this morning and he drove us back to the Bydgoszcz City Center where we are attending classes. We had our first official lecture and lab. We focused primarily on soil texture, and how it affects the density. …

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Dziewczyna która Explora

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Okay, so I threw a Spanish word in there to make it sound better, but it’s fine. “Dziewczyna która Explora,” “the girl who explora.” We spent most of yesterday touring the City Center of Bydgoszcz. Way before that, I woke …

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Ready to Soar

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Yesterday morning at 8 AM, I ate my last McDonald’s sausage and biscuit for a while, upsized my sweet tea, and headed for the DFW airport. I spent the majority of my relatively uneventful day laying around in airports. We …

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