How to Grow a (Record-Setting?) Giant Pumpkin

Ok, we know it's a little silly, but growing giant pumpkins is good, geeky fun.

Brian Barth
October 26, 2015
The Modern Farmer Guide to Types of Apples

Whether you're headed to a U-Pick orchard this fall, or are preparing to plant your... (more)

Brian Barth
October 21, 2015
How Has Organic Certification Stood Up to the Test of Time? A...

Mark Lipson shares his thoughts on the organic movement today, and gives an impassioned defense... (more)

Brian Barth
October 19, 2015
How to Make Farm-Fresh Cheese at Home

Farmer's cheese should be called ’easy' cheese - all you need is a pot, a... (more)

Brian Barth
October 13, 2015
Organics Aren’t Just for Hippies Anymore: A Q&A with Bob Scowcroft

The first full-time employee of California Certified Organic Farmers and the co-founder of the Organic... (more)

Brian Barth
October 12, 2015
5 Things to Get Your Garden Ready for Winter – and Guarantee...

Gardener's secret: After the autumnal harvest, there are a few chores that will make life... (more)

Brian Barth
October 6, 2015
The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box... (more)

Brian Barth
October 5, 2015
How to Make a Pallet Garden

Who wouldn't want to grow herbs and veggies on the wall of their house?

Brian Barth
September 28, 2015
How to Make a Medicinal Tincture, Just in Time for Cold &...

Harvesting herbs for tea is the simplest way to make use of medicinal plants, but... (more)

Brian Barth
September 21, 2015