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Aug 19, 2019

Emancipated slaves never received their promised 40 acres and a mule after the Civil War. For this, and a mountain of other reasons, calls for reparations have grown to the point that presidential candidates have made it a talking point. It has taken 150 years for the reparations conversation to be given the seriousness it […]

Aug 18, 2019

Berlin’s long-term residents have been dealing with a rapid influx of gentrifying newcomers — and the rapacious developers who love them — for nearly a decade. Less publicized are the city’s aquatic denizens, which have been facing a foreign onslaught of their own. How the small red Louisiana crayfish first made it into the waterways […]

Aug 17, 2019

Summertime is all about late night visits to the ice cream parlor, poolside popsicles, and cool frozen treats to help relieve the heat. So many of the store bought treats are laden with artificial flavors and sweeteners. These DIY popsicles have no added sugar and take advantage of summer’s sweet bountiful fruit. Gingery Cherry Berry […]

The Leather Industry Is In Real Trouble

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Dan Nosowitz

Farm

These Florida Farmers Are Giving Back

When Sean Hellein stepped into the world of farming, he knew he wanted to make... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 16, 2019
Young Agriculturalists, Take Note

When Matthew and Joe Brugger left their family’s farm for college, they didn’t know what... (more)

Alex Robinson
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Scientists Call on Cereal Giants to Use Sustainable Grains

Cereal lovers might want to think twice about what grains are going into their bowls.... (more)

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August 13, 2019
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Food & Lifestyle

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If you’re a sucker for a good avocado, an even better one could be on... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
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The Modern Farmer Summer Reading Guide

Feel like you’ve been missing out on the latest food for thought? Dig into these... (more)

Brian Barth
August 5, 2019
The Vintage Books Every Organic Gardener Must Own

Today, we take for granted that growing food in harmony with nature is how it... (more)

Brian Barth
August 5, 2019
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News

Trump Administration Hits Corn Farmers With Huge Ethanol Waivers

For almost a decade and a half, the Renewable Fuel Standard has forced oil refineries... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 15, 2019
Farm Bailout Money May Be Disproportionately Helping Rich Farms Get Richer

With the Trump administration’s trade war adding to what has been a truly horrific year... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 14, 2019
Impossible Foods’s “Bleeding” Veggie Burger Gets FDA Approval

Impossible Foods, with its Impossible Burger, is at the forefront of modern plant-based meat replacements.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 13, 2019
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These Florida Farmers Are Giving Back

When Sean Hellein stepped into the world of farming, he knew he wanted to make... (more)

Young Agriculturalists, Take Note

When Matthew and Joe Brugger left their family’s farm for college, they didn’t know what... (more)

Meet the Modern Farmer: Jeanene Miller of Abundant Greens

There’s local, there’s hyperlocal, and then there’s Jeanene Miller. The fiber-artist-turned-farmer and owner of Abundant... (more)

How Two Urban Farmers Got Their Start Leveraging Backyard Space

In 2015, Madeleine Maltby began knocking on neighborhood doors in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, with... (more)

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