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Reindeer Country

We follow the Sami people of Lappland, who have been herding reindeer in the wild... (more)

Andy Wright
December 17, 2013
Move Over Bigfoot, Here Comes Sheepsquatch

Deep inside West Virginia, a monster waits.

Andy Wright
December 12, 2013
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Wool But Were Afraid to...

How to buy wool like a pro, with the help of an actual wool expert.

Andy Wright
December 11, 2013
In Victorian England, a Sheep Wasn’t Just a Sheep

How the sheep came to be one of the more exalted forms of livestock in... (more)

Andy Wright
December 10, 2013
6 Seconds and a Sheep: Welcome to the World of Mutton Busting

Mutton busting is simple: children between the age of 4 or 7 clamber aboard a... (more)

Andy Wright
December 9, 2013
Farm Pop: Why the Rubber Chicken?

The origins of the rubber chicken, it turns out, are mysterious. Getting to the bottom... (more)

Andy Wright
December 4, 2013
Farm Pop: Why Being a ‘Black Sheep’ Is a Bad Thing and...

Get your goat. High on the hog. We talk to an expert to learn the... (more)

Andy Wright
November 15, 2013
In Season: Pumpkins

Crystal Bay Farm in Watsonville, California, is sandwiched between two national parks along the coast... (more)

Andy Wright
November 6, 2013
Farm Pop: Candy Corn Makes a Comeback

Even the people who make candy corn will tell you it's nowhere near a universally... (more)

Andy Wright
October 31, 2013