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May 22, 2022

A host of new books in which to find kitchen inspiration.

May 21, 2022

In Canada, Indigenous seed steward Tiffany Traverse is focused on rediscovering, cultivating and preserving the traditional foods of her community.

May 20, 2022

The seeds grew in lunar soil collected during Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions decades ago.

High Winds Are Rattling US Farmers This Spring

Farmers aren’t just battling water issues. They’re losing topsoil, moisture and crop residue, on top... (more)

Sarah Kuta

Farm

Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable... (more)

Anne N. Connor
May 16, 2022
Measuring the True Amount of Food Loss on Farms

A free new tool from the World Wildlife Fund helps farmers measure how much crop... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 13, 2022
The Lasting Legacy of the First Farmland Preservation Program

Since 1974, the Suffolk County initiative has helped save more than 11,000 acres of Long... (more)

Hannah Selinger
May 11, 2022
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Food & Lifestyle

A Botanist-Bartender’s Ode to the Dandelion

From wine and mead to amaro and tonics, the spring dandelion has long been a... (more)

Danny Childs
May 15, 2022
Designing Food Labels For the Visually Impaired

From Braille on boxes to QR codes for screen readers, producers are finding ways to... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 1, 2022
It’s Time to Celebrate Our Gardening Failures

Forget the picture-perfect garden photos. Instead, turn to this Facebook oasis of crappy yields and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 27, 2022
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News

President Biden Calls on Farmers to Double Crop in Face of Food...

The war in Ukraine has upended global markets, causing staples like wheat and sunflower oil... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 14, 2022
The Meatpacking Industry Drafted Trump’s 2020 Order to Keep Plants Open At...

A new report includes emails showing that Tyson Foods authored a version of President Trump’s... (more)

Madison McVan
May 13, 2022
Agriculture’s Water Challenge Is About to Get a Lot Worse

A new study estimates that water scarcity will worsen in more than 80 percent of... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 12, 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.
How Saving Seeds Is Helping This Modern Farmer Reconnect With Her Roots

In Canada, Indigenous seed steward Tiffany Traverse is focused on rediscovering, cultivating and preserving the... (more)

Rescued Ducks Play a Vital Role on This Vegan Farm

At Sho Farm in Vermont, vegan farmers Melissa Hoffman and Shawn Smith work hand in... (more)

Meet the Modern Farmer Saving Turkey’s Heirloom Seeds

Mehmet Öztan’s quest to recreate the flavors of his homeland turned into a passion for... (more)

Meet the California Farmer Taking a Chance on Domestic Wasabi

With climate change threatening supplies of Japanese wasabi, farmers like David Blume are planting new... (more)