Food

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Marijuana is a gateway drug … to backyard goats

Watch this dope video about pot growers who transitioned into urban farming.

Climate & Energy

Should California produce farming move to Arkansas?

Climate change will continue to dry out California. Could fruit and veggie farming find a home in the Cotton Belt?

Food

Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong

Yes, farmers use a whole lot of Golden State water. But there's no easy solution to the state's drought woes in turning off their taps.

Food

These charts show why corn is king

Check out our infographic on corn and subsidies.

Food

Our crazy farm subsidies, explained

Once upon a time, we started subsidizing agriculture.

Leekin' good

Your spring guide to delicious leek recipes

Here's how to store, prep, and make the most of leeks, without wasting a scrap.

Food

Finally, coffee pods that aren’t the absolute worst

A Portland-based coffee company has developed a compostable pod that's compatible with Keurig 2.0 machines.

Food

2 farmers’ stories: The fall and rise of the mid-size farm

A Grist podcast explores the issue of farm loss from the farmer's perspective.

Food

Artisanal cider, tiny dairy farms, and duck-fat-fried apples: New England looks delicious

Prepare to drool over this video tour of Maine and Massachusetts.