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Oct 20, 2020

In these turbulent times, we’re all looking for ways to de-stress. Some have taken up meditation. Others cuddle cows.  Yes, that’s right. Like goat yoga and horseback riding, hugging cows is the latest therapeutic farm pastime that has been gaining traction, according to a report from BBC. Offering cow cuddles as a form of therapy […]

Oct 19, 2020

The way food travels from farm to table can have substantial implications on everything from economies to the environment and even our health.  COVID-19 is just the latest zoonotic disease to emerge and over the years scientific studies have shown that certain industrial farming practices and converting land for agriculture have created ideal conditions for […]

Oct 18, 2020

Mark Lewis believes food should be hard work.  The retired economic botany professor and Arizona resident first learned how to forage food when he was a boy in Baja California. His grandfather took him out into the desert with nothing but a knife and taught him how to identify hundreds of edible plant species. He’s […]

This Modern Farmer Turned His Concrete Backyard Into A Food Forest

In March, Ken Sparks repeatedly mulled over a question that many Americans were grappling with:... (more)

Lindsay Campbell

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Reviving Ozark Cuisine Through Seeds

Since she was a young girl, Xanthia DeBerry has revelled in all the twists and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 5, 2020
6 Ways To Fight Garden Frost

The onset of fall brings seasonal joys like apple picking, fresh-baked pumpkin pies and picturesque... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 26, 2020
This Modern Farmer is Helping Turn Hides into Timbs

Ever since Matt Maier returned to the countryside of his childhood, he has been working... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 25, 2020
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Food & Lifestyle

The Case For Edible Public Spaces in Cities

We’ve seen home gardening take off since the pandemic hit, as a popular way to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 12, 2020
A Guide to Quick Pickling Your Fall Vegetables

Now that it’s fall, it’s time to bask in the glory of all of the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 11, 2020
Do Farm Weddings Count as Agritourism?

Extra revenue streams like agritourism have been particularly important to keep small farms afloat during... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 10, 2020
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News

Pesticide Makers Say New Additive Can Combat Dicamba Drift

Back in June, an appeals court ruled that dicamba, a broad-spectrum pesticide, should never have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 14, 2020
Mink Farming Leads to Political Chaos in Poland

Earlier this year, a documentary about the mink farming industry in Poland was released to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2020
USDA Chief Under Fire for Alleged Hatch Act Violations

Over the past few weeks, Sonny Perdue, the head of the USDA, has been accused... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2020
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This Modern Farmer Turned His Concrete Backyard Into A Food Forest

In March, Ken Sparks repeatedly mulled over a question that many Americans were grappling with:... (more)

This Modern Farmer is Helping Turn Hides into Timbs

Ever since Matt Maier returned to the countryside of his childhood, he has been working... (more)

This Modern Farmer Grows Flowers in Chicago’s Vacant Lots

In some of Chicago’s lower-income neighborhoods, vivid varieties of zinnias, sunflowers, lilies and tulips have... (more)

Meet the Modern Farmer Who Grows Food To Heal Herself

Each time Amber Tamm digs beneath the soil with her hands to pluck roots from... (more)

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