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Tainted Rye May Have Been the Real Culprit of the Salem Witch...

The Salem Witch Trials have confounded historians for centuries. Experts have debated what caused this... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 31, 2020
Scientists Recreated Martian Soil to See if Anything Will Grow in It

With Elon Musk’s SpaceX scheduled—though certainly not confirmed—to fly to Mars sometime within the next... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 29, 2020
Following Ban, EPA Approves Dicamba for Five More Years

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it will approve new formulations of the herbicide... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 28, 2020
Cabbage Shortage Threatens South Korea’s Kimchi-Making Season

A typhoon-ridden summer is having long-term effects on the Korean peninsula, but not necessarily in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 22, 2020
Pesticide Makers Say New Additive Can Combat Dicamba Drift

Back in June, an appeals court ruled that dicamba, a broad-spectrum pesticide, should never have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 14, 2020
The Case For Edible Public Spaces in Cities

We’ve seen home gardening take off since the pandemic hit, as a popular way to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 12, 2020
Reviving Ozark Cuisine Through Seeds

Since she was a young girl, Xanthia DeBerry has revelled in all the twists and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 5, 2020
Food and Farming Books We’re Reaching for This Fall

The Secret Life of Groceries After taking aim at Bikram Yoga in his first book,... (more)

Modern Farmer
October 5, 2020
5 Edible Cacti and Succulents You Can Grow Indoors

Starting an indoor garden is an obvious option for gardeners, unwilling to stop  growing because... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 4, 2020