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Jul 19, 2019

Canada has one of the most vital agricultural industries in the world, ranging from wheat (seventh in the world) to, of course, maple syrup (first, and it’s not close). Canadian agriculture needs, as do all agriculture industries, workers. About one in every eight Canadian jobs is in the agriculture or agri-food zones. And yet the […]

Jul 18, 2019

Soda taxes—though they actually apply to other sugary drinks as well—have proven controversial, to say the least. There’s no national soda tax in the United States, but also nothing to stop individual localities from instituting their own. Some have been passed and then repealed, some remain on the books, and some have failed at the […]

Jul 17, 2019

Ultraviolet lights could be the secret to high-vitamin eggs. If they’re safe.

Invasive Pears Are Becoming A Problem

When you think of invasive species, you may conjure images of the cane toad in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz


In Panic Mode, Bayer-Monsanto Announces $5.6 Billion for New Weed Control

The company also pledges to reduce its environmental impact.

Dan Nosowitz
July 12, 2019
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Q&A with James McSweeney

For James McSweeney, compost is the new black — black gold, that is. McSweeney, a... (more)

Joan Bailey
July 15, 2019
How to Harvest Shellfish from the Shore

Fresh clams, oysters and mussels are high on the list of favorite foods among many... (more)

Brian Barth
July 8, 2019
How to Do Farm to Table in a Desert

Getting the freshest ingredients for restaurants in large cities can often be a challenge for... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
July 8, 2019
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Meet the modern farmer
Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
How a Malaysian Fruit Transformed a Small Indian Village

When Merlin Varghese’s great-grandfather, Moothedan Varghese, went to Malaysia for higher education a century ago,... (more)

This Finger Lime Farm Is Nothing to Shake a Finger At

Jim Shanley is tirelessly curious, especially when it comes to food. His philosophy on farming... (more)

Meet the Aussie Farmer Who’s on a Mission to Bring Maggots to...

Olympia Yarger also brings lively dinner conversation to the table.

Farm Favorites
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Tom Chappell’s Ramblers Way knits

Whether toothpaste or cardigans, Chappell is selling the idea that businesses should not exist just... (more)

Things We Love: AKUA Kelp Jerky

If you told me there was a jerky snack made out of kelp - yes,... (more)

Things We Love: CleverMade Snapbasket Cooler

It can keep up to 50 cans chilled for up to 36 hours and collapses... (more)

Things We Love: Republic of Tea Daily Greens Single Sips

It's like green juice: but way easier.

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