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The Gulf Oyster Situation Is Very Bad, But There’s Hope

A new report details how the struggling oyster population in the Gulf of Mexico could... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
Can Cities Produce Enough Food to Feed Their Citizens?

Metropolitan areas may not seem like farming hubs. But they might surprise you.

Dan Nosowitz
October 10, 2018
Farmers Reeling From Record Year of Wildfires

In the era of climate change, record-setting fires are the new norm - something farmers... (more)

Brian Barth
September 10, 2018
The Problem With Cannabis Packaging

Your weed packaging isn't so green.

Dan Nosowitz
August 17, 2018
Can Farming Actually Provoke Rain?

Does the old saying "rain follows the plow?" Sort of. Maybe.

Dan Nosowitz
August 14, 2018
Labor Conditions on Tea and Cocoa Farms Are Not Good

Even certified farms were hardly admirable.

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2018
5 Ways to Be a More Earth-Conscious Beauty Consumer

This Earth Day, make a pledge to green your beauty routine.

Annie Tomlin
April 20, 2018
5 Nonprofits Sowing the Seeds of a Better Food System

These organizations are doing the important work of preserving heirloom seeds and improving organic farming... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 16, 2018
Those Little Produce Stickers? They’re a Big Waste Problem

Checkout clerks rely on them to ID specific fruits and vegetables, but they're causing major... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 15, 2018