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Looking For a Sunchoke Recipe That Doesn’t Cause Gas? Try Lemon Juice

Jerusalem artichokes (aka sunchokes) are delicious, but known to cause painful gastric issues. This age... (more)

Kristan Lawson
February 28, 2018
Cropped: How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

In spots where virtually nothing else grows, these made-in-the-shade Asian imports will fruit for years.

Laura Sorkin
January 12, 2018
3 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

If the thought of tossing your Christmas tree out with the trash, where it'll most... (more)

Erin Scottberg
December 18, 2017
How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety of fresh produce can be successfully... (more)

Jacoba Charles
December 6, 2017
Pasture Guru Sarah Flack Shares How to Grow a Better, Greener Pasture

When it comes to grazing livestock, says pasture management guru Sarah Flack, quality forage leads... (more)

Modern Farmer
November 8, 2017
Cropped: How to Grow Cider Apples

Farmed exclusively for pressing, these heirlooms - so tart they're called "spitters” - boast plenty... (more)

Frank Hyman
October 17, 2017
7 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Why make a trip to the pharmacy when you can just visit your backyard? From... (more)

Brian Barth
September 18, 2017
Get Involved! 4 Ways to Support Small Family Farms

These nonprofits devoted to helping independent American farmers are a great place to start.

Krista Holobar
August 7, 2017
Aquaponics at Home: A Modern Farmer Review of Turnkey Aquaponics Systems for...

From $100 countertop models to $20,000 backyard farms, here are five of the top off-the-shelf... (more)

Brian Barth
July 18, 2017