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Feb 19, 2019

The last thing on your mind in February is gardening. But this is prime time to prepare for a very important task: planting fruit trees.

Feb 18, 2019

All of the heirloom sugarcane is hand-harvested by machete.

Farm

How to Keep the Fox out of the Chicken Coop

It’s all about preventative measures. If they kill once they will kill again. Here are... (more)

Becca Windell
February 14, 2019
The Modern Farmer Guide to Slow Tools

Like “slow food”? “Slow tool” revivalists are bringing back the implements needed to produce flavorful,... (more)

Brian Barth
February 14, 2019
Hong Kong Imports Over 90 Percent of Its Food, But That’s About...

Farmers are starting to re-emerge, supported by a restaurant scene that is wise to the... (more)

Sarah Treleaven
February 12, 2019
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Food & Lifestyle

The Modern Farmer Guide to Farm Reality TV Shows

Looking for something both agricultural and entertaining to binge-watch during your winter hibernation?

Brian Barth
February 19, 2019
Five Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Do the planet a favor and skip the roses this year.

Brian Barth
February 11, 2019
Here’s What Icewine Harvesting in Niagara Wine Country Looks Like

Icewine is a unique sweet wine made from grapes that have been left to freeze... (more)

Amy Rosen
February 11, 2019
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News

Can Chickens Work as Tiny Pharmaceutical Factories?

A new genetically modified chicken could contain actual medication.

Dan Nosowitz
February 20, 2019
The Quest to Turn Food Waste into Road Salt

From cheese brine to beet juice, these locally-sourced, environmentally-friendly de-icers are turning waste into safe... (more)

Brian Barth
February 18, 2019
Meet the New Faces of Agriculture in Congress

The Democrats’ “blue wave” has remade the House agriculture committee. Here are four to watch.

Brian Barth
February 15, 2019
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Videos
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Meet the Winemaker Who Left California to Grow Grapes in Vermont

Krista Scruggs uses hybrids to produce wines without additives, fertilizers, pesticides or any other chemical... (more)

Russia Just Got Its First CSA

But not everyone can just join.

This is One of the First Farms in the Pacific Northwest to...

April Joy Farm is also the first Clark County farm to be approved by the... (more)

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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