Andrew Amelinckx, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 2 of 50
What the Heck is a Christmas Pickle And Why Does It Exist?

While the Midwestern Christmas pickle custom may seem odd, its origins are even weirder.

Andrew Amelinckx
December 22, 2017
6 Fun Facts About Sheep You Might Not Know

Sheep have some very interesting traits. For instance, their fleece will grow forever and they... (more)

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December 22, 2017
The Agrarian Roots of Our Winter Holiday Traditions

Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa each have an agricultural connection.

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December 21, 2017
Poor Ewe. Sheep Gets Her Head Stuck in a Tree, Has to...

Yet another incident of a sheep getting itself into trouble in the United Kingdom!

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December 20, 2017
Ricotta, Rye, and Potato: The Complex History of The Hanukkah Latke

The fried potato latke we've come to know and love - and heavily associate with... (more)

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December 19, 2017
The True Story Behind “Mary Had a Little Lamb”

The nursery rhyme, which was was first published in 1830, is based on an actual... (more)

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December 19, 2017
Paul Shapiro, Humane Society VP, Discusses His New Book, “Clean Meat”

A new book by Paul Shapiro explores the fascinating world of lab-grown meat.

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December 7, 2017
Amazon Has a Patent For a “Garden Service” That Would Help You...

A new Amazon.com patent may mean you may not be able to avoid the massive... (more)

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December 5, 2017
The World’s Renewed Love of Butter is Contributing to a Shortage of...

In France people are hoarding butter because of a shortage. But if you loved butter... (more)

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November 28, 2017
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