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Jul 22, 2019

Brady Lowe’s mind is swimming with ideas. There’s the Piggy Bank Farm in Missouri, where he will give away 600 heritage pigs to first-time farmers and those who want to expand their already existing gene pool. Then there’s this summer’s Mags for Ag symposium, where chefs and sustainability experts will gather to drink magnums of […]

Jul 22, 2019

In 2009, Karanja Kinyanjui visited the Tea Research Institute in Kangaita and was told about a new purple tea variety that would soon be introduced in the country. The center had 20,000 bushes of purple tea, and Kinyanjui bought them all to plant on his farm. In doing so, he became the first Kenyan to […]

Jul 22, 2019

Years ago, I ran a gardening business in the seaside town of Santa Cruz, California. The cool, foggy coastal environment was an ideal snail habitat. It was not uncommon to plant, say, a rosebush and come back the next morning to find dozens of snails devouring every leaf. One day, my friend Tim shared a […]

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Dan Nosowitz

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Low Vitamin D Levels? Shine a Black Light on Some Chickens

Ultraviolet lights could be the secret to high-vitamin eggs. If they’re safe.

Dan Nosowitz
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How a Malaysian Fruit Transformed a Small Indian Village

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Dan Nosowitz
July 16, 2019
Q&A with James McSweeney

For James McSweeney, compost is the new black — black gold, that is. McSweeney, a... (more)

Joan Bailey
July 15, 2019
Root-to-Stem Vegetable Cooking

The most exciting part of summer is the bounty of fruit and vegetables it gives... (more)

Michelle Rabin
July 15, 2019
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Videos
Meet the modern farmer
Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
Purple Tea Is Gaining Ground in Kenya

In 2009, Karanja Kinyanjui visited the Tea Research Institute in Kangaita and was told about... (more)

How a Malaysian Fruit Transformed a Small Indian Village

When Merlin Varghese’s great-grandfather, Moothedan Varghese, went to Malaysia for higher education a century ago,... (more)

This Finger Lime Farm Is Nothing to Shake a Finger At

Jim Shanley is tirelessly curious, especially when it comes to food. His philosophy on farming... (more)

Farm Favorites
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Tom Chappell’s Ramblers Way knits

Whether toothpaste or cardigans, Chappell is selling the idea that businesses should not exist just... (more)

Things We Love: AKUA Kelp Jerky

If you told me there was a jerky snack made out of kelp - yes,... (more)

Things We Love: CleverMade Snapbasket Cooler

It can keep up to 50 cans chilled for up to 36 hours and collapses... (more)

Things We Love: Republic of Tea Daily Greens Single Sips

It's like green juice: but way easier.

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