A reader asks about superior carving surfaces. Umbra cuts right to the chase.
As drought becomes increasingly common, more and more farmers will likely look to the ancient art of dry-farming as a solution. (It also makes for really flavorful produce!)
The U.S. electric grid is fragile, inadequate, and inefficient. Investing in grid modernization would clearly save American consumers tremendous amounts of energy and money. So why aren't we doing more of it?
Follow the evolution of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds' Jere Gettle from seed apostle to food movement leader.
At Cranberry Hill Farm, the Slow Ride Stories guys get a lesson in strawberries, maple syrup, and New England stoicism.
Are the tomatoes in your house starting to pile up? Try this unexpected twist on the savory cobbler.
This year's unusually small Gulf dead zone bucks the upward trend and will give aquatic life a chance to rebound. But it's no reason to breathe easy about nutrient runoff from agriculture.
A reader wonders whether beer or wine deserves more green buzz. Umbra tips one back.
In "The Grapes of Wrath," John Steinbeck dubbed Route 66 “The Mother Road.” Now this long-abandoned cross-country byway gets a second life as an epic bike touring highway.