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Culture + Heritage

Packing Light

Have you heard the tale about the midnight heist in Burgundy, where the thief clipped... (more)

Carrie Honaker
July 1, 2024
Meet the 97-Year-Old Salt-Harvesting Matriarch

Quintina Ayvar de la Cruz is the living embodiment of the environment that has been... (more)

Elena Valeriote
June 14, 2024
Farmers Face a Mental Health Crisis. Talking to Others in the Industry...

Note: This story mentions suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, you can... (more)

Libby Leonard
June 4, 2024
Moving into the Agrihood

Outside of Charleston, South Carolina, in the picturesque marshes of the Kiawah River, sits more... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
December 13, 2023
Why is Turkey the Main Dish on Thanksgiving?

Have you ever wondered why Thanksgiving revolves around turkey and not ham, chicken, venison, beef... (more)

Troy Bickham, The Conversation
November 23, 2023
The Haunting of the Farm

When two young members of a farming community in North Carolina fell in love, there... (more)

Lena Beck
October 30, 2023
Meet the Spaniards Turning Tiger Nuts Into Horchata

It’s a hot day, and Horchatería Vida in Alboraya, Spain is a hive of activity.... (more)

Melita Cameron-Wood
May 26, 2023
West African Yam Festivals Celebrate Harvest, Community and Life Itself

In Emure Ekiti, a town in Nigeria, hundreds of townspeople troop into the streets to... (more)

Mayowa Oyewale
April 18, 2023
Payment for the Past: Recognizing Indigenous Seed Stewardship

Calais Abenaki Flint, a corn variety featuring golden yellow and deep maroon kernels, was once... (more)

Paige Lindell
March 24, 2023
Meet the Forgotten Contributor to Sustainable Agriculture

When Louis Bromfield first arrived on his farm in Richland County, Ohio, he was shocked... (more)

Fiona Young-Brown
March 7, 2023
Meet the Farmer Helping Black Kentuckians Return to Their Agricultural Roots

“Produce with a purpose” is how Ashley Smith describes her vision for Black Soil, the... (more)

Kelly Magyarics
January 12, 2023