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Greenhouse Classes Vs Greenhouse Gases

It’s a blistering afternoon in central India, but Mallesha Singam is having an unusually fruitful... (more)

Aaron Dorman
Can Working With Plants Help Convicted Offenders?

We already know lots about the benefits of working with plants. Gardening has been shown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 20, 2019
Does Certified Organic Mean What We Think It Does?

There’s something of a civil war brewing in the organic movement. On one side are... (more)

Brian Barth
September 16, 2019
Dicamba Drift Is Still Happening

You might remember the phrase “dicamba drift,” assuming you’re not a farmer who has to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 11, 2019
Truly Wild Bee-Applied Fungus-Based Pesticide Gets EPA Approval

In the never-ending quest—by some, at least—to reduce the amount of pesticides used on crops,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 10, 2019
A Pick-Your-Own Hemp Field Will Open This Year in Maine

The federal legalization of industrial hemp—we’ll get into the definitions in a second—has led to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 6, 2019
Papayas Keep Making People Sick

One of the reasons why fresh produce causes so many contamination recalls is that it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 4, 2019
How One Boston Hospital Is Feeding Patients Through Its Rooftop Farm

Carrie Golden believes the only reason she’s diabetes free is that she has access to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 3, 2019
The Benefits of Bacteria in Organic Apples

We’ve all been told that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But new... (more)

Matt Miles
September 1, 2019
Five Root Crops to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Many root vegetables are considered “cool weather” crops—they grow lush and juicy when daytime temperatures... (more)

Brian Barth
August 31, 2019
The World’s Largest Urban Farm Is Set to Open in Paris

It seems that every few years, another new farm comes to smash some record for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 30, 2019