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Beyond Cabbage — The Fermentistas Show Us How

Let’s cultivate fermented food not only because it’s healthy, but for the wonderfully rich diversity of flavors!

Off with their heads: mowing with a European scythe

This year I learned how to use a European scythe for mowing and trimming.

Greenhorns report on the national FFA convention

The FFA is turning these next-in-line farmers, agriscientists, ag teachers and farm sympathizers into successful leaders, fierce entrepreneurs, and good …

Leaders of the Young Agrarian Movement Face the Future

A conversation with leaders of the new young agrarian movement...

New Research Says Plant-based Diet Best for Planet and People

As cities grow and incomes rise around the world, more and more people are leaving gardens and traditional diets behind and eating refined sugars, refined …

Women of the Mexican food movement

In Mexican households, the role of women has traditionally involved caring for the children, controlling the family budget and preparing the food. Nowadays, …

Open Sauce / Source for the Food Revolution

In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work.

Additions to a Food Forest

Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic additions to any permaculture garden or farm.

Dust Storms Again in the High Plains

A cold Arctic air mass swept southward across the high plains last Tuesday, its 50 mph winds dropping temperatures by 50 degrees overnight. Blowing over …

Review: The Art of Fermentation

“Between fresh and rotten,” says Sandor Ellix Katz, “there is a creative space in which some of the most compelling of flavours arise.”

A Watershed Moment for Los Angeles

The timing might seem odd, even self-destructive. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive order calling for his southern California city to …
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