I. When I saw Charles Stenftenagel identified in an article in the Food section of the New York Times a few weeks ago as the person who’d come up with the name ‘yumberry’ for the juice of the yang-mei berry grown in China, I squirmed like a lab rat with a needle to its brain, […]

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Until last week, I had not seen my friend, Dr. Greg “Grammy” Gramelspacher, in 20 years. Not since he had become a doctor specializing in care for the dying poor. Not since he and his wife, Mary Lou, and their three children moved to Kenya to work in the poorest villages there for two years […]

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