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Could Edible Cactus Be the Next Big Specialty Crop?

Often treated as a weed, prickly pear cactus has a ton of potential. But first,... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 17, 2022
The Country’s First Hmong-Owned and -Operated Farm

Sixteen families from the Hmong American Farmers Association recently purchased 155 acres of farmland in... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 16, 2022
How to Better Support Indigenous Food Sovereignty Initiatives

A lack of data prevents governments and organizations from knowing what kinds of support should... (more)

Omid Mirzaei and David Natcher
October 10, 2022
The Potential of Propolis for Beekeepers

Apiarists could make a killing selling “bee glue,” a natural remedy employed since ancient times—if... (more)

Holly Regan
October 4, 2022
Meet the Former Chefs Growing Restaurant-Driven Produce in Suburban Albany

Emma Hearst and John Barker once prepared ingredients for diners. Now they grow them at... (more)

Kerri Sullivan
October 2, 2022
‘Tis the Season For Gleaning

The age-old practice, which involves collecting leftover crops from farmers’ fields after a harvest, reduces... (more)

Crystal Sands
September 30, 2022
Food Inflation Is Eating Up Grocery Budgets

Last month, grocery prices saw the highest increase since 1979.

Shea Swenson
September 29, 2022
In Awe of the Pawpaw

Meet the bartender-botanist committed to reviving this humble native fruit.

Danny Childs
September 24, 2022
Meet the Georgia Farmers Who Love to Jam

When these farmers aren’t jamming out on stage, they’re creating the other kind of jam,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 18, 2022