This Christmas, like every other, I traveled to northern Wisconsin to stay with my parents on the dairy farm I grew up on. As usual I took the opportunity to help my dad and younger brother with barn chores and milk cows. I didn't help out every shift but I worked more than enough to once again be humbled about the life I left behind and recalibrate my nostalgia.
The movement's values are broadly back-to-the-land, but it contains members on- and off-grid, vegans and experts in hunting and butchery, Floridians harvesting 100-pound bunches of bananas and Alaskans chiseling ice off their outhouses.
The GOP's latest attack against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal is dishonest. But history shows why it might work.
His chestnut forest is home to thousands of hens.
Dewayne Johnson tries not to think about dying. Doctors have said the 46-year-old cancer patient could have months to live, but he doesn't like to dwell on death. These days, he has an easy distraction — navigating the international attention on his life.
Of course people farm frogs. Of course. That's a thing that makes sense. It's just also a thing that we've never, ever had to think about before and it's sort of twisting our minds.
You know exactly what's going to happen here, but that doesn't make the outcome any less sweet.
Because of the storm, at least 77 lagoons in the state have either released pig waste into the environment or are at imminent risk of doing so, according to data issued Tuesday by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
These poor cattle in Australia are suffering through a historical drought, so their owner has to drive a tanker full of water through the herd so they get enough to drink.
Almond growing in California is a $7.6 billion industry that wouldn’t be possible without the 30 billion bees (and hundreds of human beekeepers) who keep the trees pollinated — and whose very existence is in peril.
“The entire global food system is a nightmare on the horizon.”
Researchers bought samples of 30 separate cannabis strains, several for each, from dispensaries and compared them genetically. Almost every strain, they found, had at least one sample that was a genetic mismatch.
The flavors can be intense and unfamiliar — savory, salty and startlingly sour. These wines flout the conventions of connoisseurship, but among the city's wine geeks and sommeliers, natural wine has an intense following.
Our only question is... how does the corn survive?
What will we eat in 2050? California farmers are placing bets.
More millennials are getting into the farming business and they are demographically different from the previous generation.
A few sheepdogs move thousands of sheep from paddock to paddock.
The "multi-headed nut wizard" can pick up and hold up to forty pounds of pecans.
It turns out the apple really doesn't fall too far from the tree — even if they're blown off the branch by gale-force winds.
That organic cucumber you're buying to support a local farmer? It might not be so local after all.
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