A new documentary, Dryland, illustrates the brutal logic of rural depopulation. But the process isn't inevitable.
"Linux For Lettuce," a writer's account of the movement to counter seed patents with open source licenses, gets to the root of a growing problem.
"A Farm Dies Once a Year" offers an unretouched look at growing up on an iconic organic farm -- along with some hope for the movement's future.
Roundup is losing potency as weeds evolve resistance. Seed companies want to move to other herbicides. Is farming stuck in a spray-rinse-repeat cycle?
A new White House program doesn't have a lot of muscle behind it, but at least it acknowledges the problem of declining pollinator populations.
All-natural Cheetos? Natural butter flavor granules? The natural food label is pretty much meaningless.
With Monsanto and anti-GMO activists sharing a stage, you might expect fireworks, or illumination, or even both. Instead, this event was almost chummy.
Tyson will acquire Hillshire Brands -- further concentrating corporate power in the already centralized animal-farm industry.
Why are the monarchs abdicating? More evidence points to the weed-killing pesticides that wipe out the butterflies' favorite food.
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