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Aug 08, 2022

How agriculture and conservation are coming together for the survival of the endangered monarch butterfly.

Aug 07, 2022

It’s been a weird year for wheat. Consider baking with oats, barley, rye and other grains instead.

Aug 06, 2022

In Washington, DC, a program seeks to foster abundance through seed-sharing.

Opinion: Community and School Gardens Don’t Magically Sprout Bountiful Benefits

Gardens require a huge amount of labor, and outcomes like health, well-being or food security... (more)

Mitchell McLarnon

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Lawmakers Are Exploring Ways to Support Beginning Farmers

As more American farmers retire, leaders are looking to incentivize younger generations, who are faced... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 27, 2022
Why Has Agriculture Been So Slow to Embrace the Use of Grey...

The lightly used water is perfectly safe to reuse on gardens and crops—a ready tool... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 25, 2022
Meet the New York Dairy Sisters Showcasing Real Life on the Farm

The Leubner sisters are using social media to connect with and educate a younger generation... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 24, 2022
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Food & Lifestyle

The CEO Who Wants Us to Care More About the Humanity Behind...

After learning about how her own company sourced ingredients, Soupergirl founder Sara Polon realized it... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 23, 2022
Growing Resistance: How Black-Led Organizations Are Feeding Louisville

Community members use self-reliance as a tool in the fight against food apartheid.

Zac Jones-Gómez
July 20, 2022
Roasting Green Chiles Just Got Greener

Scientists are harnessing the power of the sun to replicate a propane-fueled annual tradition without... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 19, 2022
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News

Biden Aims to Bring More Farmers Online

The Biden-Harris administration is investing $401 million to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 30, 2022
Cultivating Crops, No Sun Required

Researchers have discovered a new way to grow plants using artificial photosynthesis, requiring no sunlight... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 28, 2022
A Global Chickpea Shortage is Looming

Chickpea crop yields are expected to drop as much as 20 percent in 2022.

Shea Swenson
July 15, 2022
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Meet the modern farmer
Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
Meet the New York Dairy Sisters Showcasing Real Life on the Farm

The Leubner sisters are using social media to connect with and educate a younger generation... (more)

Meet the Korean Adoptee Saving Seeds of the East Asian Diaspora

Raised on Long Island by an Irish-American family, Kristyn Leach is now dedicated to preserving... (more)

Meet the Gay Goat Guys, a Modern Couple Committed to Putting Animals...

From a goat farm in central Ohio, the owners of Tilton Hollow Farm show followers... (more)

The Oyster Shuckers Turned Oyster Farmers

After years of dreaming, the owners of a Georgia restaurant known for its raw bar... (more)