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With Farms Wide Open

From farmworker to farm owner: One man’s story of the American dream

What is the bigger challenge: Going from farmworker to farmer, or immigrant to citizen?

Climate & Energy

Boston’s airport is going green(ish)

Airport officials plan to cut emissions and plan for sea level rise. Good luck!

Chicken Fun

Give the chickens in your life, dead or alive, a little love today

On International Respect for Chickens Day, we have some tips on how to be a bonafide Ally of Chickens. (You can still eat them.)


Let Amy Schumer remind you who should be making your birth control decisions

Boy scouts and priests weigh in on your birth control options in this hilarious Amy Schumer clip.


Are the leftovers from home remodeling trash or treasure?

A reader wonders what to do with '80s home decor. Umbra spreads the salvage love.


SeaWorld Barbie quits her job

Barbie and Jane Goodall can agree on one thing: SeaWorld is the worst.


6 things we learned about ourselves from “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”

The Avengers" is the greenest superhero movie you'll see this year (and not just because of The Hulk).


5 reasons there might be hope for Baltimore after all

This big-hearted city is showing the world that it may be down, but it's sure not out.