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How to Build a Straw Bale Garden

Garden dirt no good? Just don't have dirt, period? Here's how to build a straw... (more)

Nicole Cotroneo Jolly
July 16, 2013
Gaining Ground: Q&A with Forrest Pritchard

We talk to Forrest Pritchard about farming, his book Gaining Ground, and how the agricultural... (more)

Tom Wolf
July 15, 2013
In the Wake of Indonesia’s Fires, Criticism of the Palm Oil Industry...

When we last checked in on the palm oil industry, it was busy planning to... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 12, 2013
How Does Your Garden Grow? Easily, With a Nourishmat

Two inventors hope they've created a garden so simple a child could grow it.

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 11, 2013
Can Powdered Water Cure Droughts?

Solid Rain is a Mexican product, just introduced to the U.S., which bills itself as... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
July 10, 2013
A Good Soil Test Is Hard to Find

Every day, backyard farmers and urban homesteaders across the country fill little plastic baggies with... (more)

Nate Seltenrich
July 10, 2013
Drone, Drone on the Range

Drones aren't just for spying and unmanned warfare. Farmers are finding uses for herding cattle,... (more)

Caleb Garling
July 8, 2013
Why Rising Beef Prices Are No Bull for the Leather Industry

Between drought and a decrease in per capita beef consumption, the past few years have... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 2, 2013
Palm Oil: It’s in Your Oreos, Killing Your Rainforests

When most people think about palm oil, if they think about it at all, they... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
July 1, 2013