Links from the Times for October 23: Dan Wheldon; Follow money; A dream-like cityscape; Tyler's story; Q&A with Barry Estabrook
On Saturday, the racing world and the area that adopted him says goodbye to IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon at the First Presbyterian Church in St. Petersburg. See photos here.
Follow the money
Florida is one of the country’s biggest tomato producers, he said. But farmers typically use lots of chemicals to help the fruit grow and survive. The plight of those who have to pick the fruit isn’t much better, says Barry Estabrook, who wrote Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit.
To read a Q&A with the author, click here.