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Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

We need to celebrate and energize the public to defend the freedom to acquire the food of our choice from the source of our choice.

Sowing Seeds of Strength: Farmers of Color Tell Their Stories

“The chosen story for people of color in agriculture seems to play out on repeat, reducing our agrarian identity to slavery or farm labor and summing …

I Live In A FarmUNtopia

If the new notion of local farming and food production is to endure, it must start with determined individuals willing to go through the hellfire of …

Reflecting on Today’s Market Trends: A Report from Barcelona

Is today’s public market a place to buy food, to sit and eat a meal, or to have a unique educational or culinary experience? Can it be all of these …

Agriculture Beyond Water

Drought is becoming more prevalent and causing havoc for food producers around the globe.

Grow Your Food in a Nook and Cranny Garden, Part 2     

Nook and cranny gardens optimize micro-climates — water catchment for perennial plants, rocks that retain warmth to extend the growing period, and …

Earthcare, Literally Speaking

Humans often “speak to” nature, as when we assume a dominant attitude and expect to be able to “improve” upon nature with …

How to Build and Plant Large Hugelkultur Berms

You can plant just about anything in your hugel beds and they will do well, but there are certain plants that tend to do very well in a hugel bed.

Farming Starts in Cities

Farm commentators are remarking somewhat in surprise that the new move towards local food production and backyard farming are much more in evidence in and …

Hudson Valley Harvest: Transparency is Key to Scaling Local Food

When asked what a good food system looks like, Alward says, “I think it’s one filled with information. The most effective tool is information. …

Meet the Scientist Breeding More Resilient Bees (And 4 Other People Working to Save the Pollinators)

With honeybee populations on the decline, scientists, lawyers, and even artists have set out to save humanity's most important pollinators.
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