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Order Your Chicken Rare: Nearly Lost Breeds Make a Comeback

In 2007, Paul Bradshaw was scouring farming blogs when he noticed something funny: people wanted... (more)

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 5, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: Did I Dig All Wrong?

Dear Modern Farmer, I feel like a soil criminal. I dug up my beds when... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
June 3, 2013
The World’s Priciest Produce

From melons to mushrooms, the international elite have not hesitated to spend thousands to get... (more)

Tom Wolf
May 30, 2013
Are Rabbits the New Super Meat?

By all appearances, rabbit could be the food of the future.

Karen Pinchin
May 29, 2013
Marching Against the (Genetically Modified) Grain

Organizers say more than 2 million turned out for marches against Monsanto and GMOs.

Rebecca Flint Marx
May 28, 2013
5 Issues to Watch in the Senate Farm Bill

The Farm Bill debate is well underway in the Senate. Here are some issues to... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
May 24, 2013
How a Common Fertilizer Became a Meth Magnet

On April 17, 15 people were killed and more than 160 injured when a fire... (more)

Rose Garrett
May 24, 2013
How To Build a Worm Farm

It’s basic stuff, but the increased crop productivity, and long-term benefits of vermicompost are undeniable.... (more)

Fred Bove
May 23, 2013
Inside The Secret World of Plant Communication

More recently, however, “plant whisperers” – super-sensitive plant lovers who talk to their lettuce seedlings... (more)

Jeanne Carstensen
May 22, 2013