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The Best Holiday Gifts Come Straight From the Farm

These presents are sure to be put to good use—and they directly benefit local farms.

Emily Baron Cadloff
Why Are Barns Painted Red?

It's aesthetically pleasing, yes, but there's a historic reason behind the crimson hue.

Thomas Durant Visser
November 30, 2021
5 Great Shows About Farming and Ranching

The best dramas, docuseries and reality TV shows to watch this winter.

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 27, 2021
How My Toddler Reminded Me of the Joys of Composting

It can sometimes be messy, but composting with kids helps introduce them to sustainable living—and... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 12, 2021
The Companies Specializing in Farm-to-Door Delivery Service

A number of online farmers’ market platforms aim to connect farms directly with consumers. But... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 1, 2021
The Most Luxurious Spa is in Your Garden

Does this Friday afternoon sound familiar? It’s been a long week in a year (two... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 22, 2021
10 Farmers and Gardeners to Follow on TikTok

We all get caught in the scrolling cycle. A fun video catches your attention, you... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff and Shelby Vittek
July 16, 2021
Farm Booty: An Instagram Ode to Farmers’ Butts

Here’s what I can tell you about the behind-the-scenes of the @farmbooty Instagram account: It’s... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 18, 2021
The Meditative Joys of Virtual Farming

In 2020, my world shrank. In mid-March, so many of the habits and routines I... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 6, 2021
5 New Food and Farming Books by Women

Tiny Victory Gardens: Growing Food Without A Yard If you don’t have a backyard but... (more)

Modern Farmer
March 8, 2021
From NFL Stardom to Family Farming

Sometimes when Jason Brown gives motivational talks at schools, students tell him he’s crazy.  The... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 7, 2021