This urban homesteader started a seasonal shop where farmers in the city can buy supplies at a decent price, take classes, and ask for advice.
A new survey from the Kellogg Foundation says Americans are eating more fresh food and want public institutions to make fruits and vegetables more widely accessible.
Filmmaker Hailey Wist’s documentary The Garden Summer is the true story of five strangers picked to live on a farm, work together, and have their lives taped. Wist recruited four other good-looking 20-something suburbanites to spend the summer on an Arkansas farm, getting all their food (except booze, coffee, and cooking oil) either from their own garden or from within a 100-mile radius. So what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real on a farm? Well, like the original MTV reprobates, they drink, get in arguments, and have romantic entanglements, sometimes with the same people. But they …
A new book by Lynne Curry covers everything from how grass becomes beef to the basics of butchery -- with plenty of recipes along the way.
The 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement didn't just pay for health damages and counter-marketing, it's also been quietly helping farmers in North Carolina rebuild their local food system.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture just announced a plan to add as many as 4,000 EBT machines to farmers markets in an effort to help low-income people eat healthier.
What happens when small batch brewers discover the farm-to-table movement and run with it?
This beautiful interactive chart from U.K. organization Eat Seasonably may not apply precisely to your climate, and it’s pretty British in other ways too — “courgettes” are zucchini, FYI. But I love the concept — a handy calendar showing you what fruits and veg are in season at what times — and I love the idea of having a star vegetable or three for every month.
Produce subscription services popping up all over the country lately make it easier to eat local foods than ever. But one farmer asks: Have we lost the real meaning of community-supported agriculture along the way?
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