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Plants Can Sometimes Be Sweet Friends to Each Other, Say Scientists

It’s easy to think of plants as almost robotic, responding to stimuli, attempting to hoover... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 19, 2019
Foie Gras, Failed Food Computers, and More: Your November Food News Round-Up

Winemakers, dairy farmers, French chefs, Eastern European oligarchs and hydroponic farming aficionados have all had... (more)

Brian Barth
November 18, 2019
A Small Rwandan Farm Looks to Solve a Big Problem

The field of soaring cornstalks and abundant ears looks more like Iowa than the dry... (more)

Patricia Crisafulli and Patrick Commins
November 16, 2019
How An Indian Farming Organization Is Trying to Save the Forest

A couple of years ago, four friends gave up their comfortable jobs in Mumbai to... (more)

Tariq Engineer
November 11, 2019
Transforming a Hawaiian Community Through Farming

Cheryse Kaui Sana often thinks about how different her life would have been if she... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 8, 2019
Thousands Began Farming Hemp This Year. It Hasn’t Gone How They Hoped.

When the 2018 Farm Bill finally made growing industrial hemp legal, farmers saw an opportunity.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 7, 2019
A New Spray Could Help Crops Hold Onto Water During Droughts

With drought becoming a more frequent and lasting longer, scientists have really been booking it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 5, 2019
London’s Urban Farms Move Underground

As London-born architect Carolyn Steel points out in her book Hungry City, “The relationship between... (more)

Adrienne Katz Kennedy
November 4, 2019
Pick-Your-Own Hemp Farm Falls Victim to Unclear Legislation

We wrote about Sheepscot General Farm, up in Maine, just a few weeks ago. Sheepscot... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 31, 2019