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Does Certified Organic Mean What We Think It Does?

There’s something of a civil war brewing in the organic movement. On one side are... (more)

Brian Barth
September 16, 2019
The Modern Farmer Guide to Food-Centric Film Festivals

Autumn brings both cool weather and a deluge of film festivals, from tiny indie events... (more)

Brian Barth
September 14, 2019
Organic Nazis and Pumpkin Spice Spam: Your September Food News Round-Up

The end of summer has brought a few surprising developments in the food and farm... (more)

Brian Barth
September 12, 2019
Fires in the Amazon: What’s Agriculture Got to Do with It?

The latest climate crisis has turned the collective environmentalist gaze toward the Amazon, where thousands... (more)

Brian Barth
September 9, 2019
A Conversation with Rachael Garrett: Is the Solution to Deforestation in the...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has drawn the ire of environmentalists for relaxing environmental regulations that... (more)

Brian Barth
September 8, 2019
Five Root Crops to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Many root vegetables are considered “cool weather” crops—they grow lush and juicy when daytime temperatures... (more)

Brian Barth
August 31, 2019
Q&A: Is Agriculture the Answer to Climate Change?

In the popular imagination, solutions to climate change are often boiled down to reducing fossil... (more)

Brian Barth
August 26, 2019
Five Offbeat Food Shows to Watch on Netflix This Summer

Netflix has the chef-hero worship genre of food shows down pat. Many of these feature... (more)

Brian Barth
August 23, 2019
How Did African-American Farmers Lose 90 percent of Their Land?

Emancipated slaves never received their promised 40 acres and a mule after the Civil War.... (more)

Brian Barth
August 19, 2019
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