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Aug 16, 2019

You might not think cigarette butts could be that bad for plants. Cigarette butts are the world’s most commonly littered item. Around the world, cigarette butts are tossed. After all, what is a cigarette, really? It’s tobacco, which is a plant. It’s paper, which biodegrades. So what could be so harmful? Researchers from Anglia Ruskin […]

Aug 15, 2019

When Matthew and Joe Brugger left their family’s farm for college, they didn’t know what the future would look like. The twin brothers loved farming, but the idea of going back to a traditional corn, soybeans, and cattle farm in Nebraska seemed unfulfilling. They wanted to return after their studies, but they also wanted to […]

Aug 14, 2019

With the Trump administration’s trade war adding to what has been a truly horrific year for American farmers, the USDA announced some more clarification on the latest bailout package. This second round of bailouts is, like the first, designed to keep American farmers solvent during a year stuffed with drastic cuts in exports, droughts, rainstorms, […]

These Florida Farmers Are Giving Back

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

Lindsay Campbell

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The Dirt on Dirt Capital

Is the young, modern farmer withering away? A cursory glance at farm numbers alone paints... (more)

Kathleen Wilcox
August 12, 2019
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)

Kim Bussing
August 11, 2019
Turf Busters

Imagine traveling at 50 miles per hour over rough terrain in a vehicle with no... (more)

David Wilson
August 10, 2019
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Food & Lifestyle

How Do You Eradicate an Invasive Crayfish in Berlin? Crab Rolls and...

Berlin’s long-term residents have been dealing with a rapid influx of gentrifying newcomers — and... (more)

Susannah Edelbaum
August 18, 2019
Beat the Heat

Summertime is all about late night visits to the ice cream parlor, poolside popsicles, and... (more)

Michelle Rabin
August 17, 2019
Scientists Crack the Genetic Code of the Hass Avocado

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

Lindsay Campbell
August 12, 2019
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News

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
The Nation’s First Hemp Seed Bank Will Be in New York

With industrial hemp becoming federally legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, research has had... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 2019
Tyson Sued For Pretending It’s a Responsible, Ethical Company

Labeling of food is a minefield; the FDA has many rules about what companies can... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 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.
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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Tom Chappell’s Ramblers Way knits

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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

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