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Meet the Pecan Farmer Who Wants to Change the Plant-Based Milk Scene

The wild pecan (Carya illionoisnensis) is the only major nut native to North America (depending... (more)

Laurel Miller
June 10, 2024
Women Are Reclaiming Their Hunting Heritage

On a recent 48-degree spring morning, I left my warm bed well before dawn to... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
June 3, 2024
Fiddleheads, Not Spinach

We are crouched on our hands and knees, ripping out lettuce at Andrew’s Farm in... (more)

Darcy Duda
May 17, 2024
$9 Butter? Canadian Redditors Say No Thank You

“Virtually all of the products I buy on the regular have experienced some degree of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 16, 2024
Is the Farm Stop Revolution Upon Us?

In 2008, Jessica Eikleberry was 29 years old and had just read Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s... (more)

Steven Corso
May 14, 2024
On the Ground with the Growers Working to Localize Seed Production

For many small-scale fruit and vegetable growers, “local” is the word that makes their business... (more)

Daniel Walton
April 29, 2024
Meet the Arizona Nonprofit Working to Transform Urban Food Deserts

Across the Phoenix metro area, citrus trees sag under the weight of more produce than... (more)

Theresa "Sam" Houghton
March 29, 2024
How Does Food Get Delivered to Hungry People in Conflict Zones?

In 1948, it was a heady, idealistic time. Following World War II, many countries found... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
March 26, 2024
How Illinois Is Bringing Grocery Stores Back to Main Street

This story was originally published by Barn Raiser, your independent source for rural and small town... (more)

Joe Engleman, Barn Raiser
March 16, 2024
If Montreal Can Feed Itself Year-Round, More Cities Can

It’s (relatively) easy to eat local in California, where pomegranates, apricots, cherries, persimmons, figs, citrus,... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
March 13, 2024
Meet the Farmer Who Pivoted in Her Fifties From a Law Firm...

Tami Purdue didn’t grow up on a farm or have a background in growing food.... (more)

Lauren David
February 16, 2024