Below the surface, freezing does a lot of good; here’s why warmer winters are troubling.
With a new round of grants worth $44 million, the government is helping small, local food producers move toward reaching a wider audience.
Urban farmers are raising and slaughtering their own livestock, and a shadowy organization called Neighbors Opposed to Backyard Slaughter is up in arms about it.
Squirrel is like the drive-through cheeseburger of the forest -- albeit a cheeseburger that needs to be gutted first.
Meet the founder of Urban Adamah, a one-acre urban farm in Berkeley and a fellowship for young people that integrates organic farming, social justice, and progressive Jewish spiritual practice.
As the meat industry has grown more consolidated over the years, most small farms have had to truck their animals hundreds of miles to have them processed. Mobile slaughter trucks are a creative solution to this challenge.
Real Time Farms is a “crowd-sourced online food guide” that tells you exactly where the meal on your plate came from. As crazy as it sounds, our vision is to collectively document the whole food system.
In Mozambique, home brewing is big -- not because the country is full of mustachioed, fixie-riding expats from Portlandia, but just because it's less expensive. So when brewing giant SABMiller wanted to figure out how to sell beer to people who are already making their own, they had to do it on the cheap.
I am not a hunter. I don’t (and will not) own a gun and, though I’ve toyed with the idea of bow hunting in the past, my aim really stinks. Even so, the deer population where I live does need to be thinned, since we’ve taken their natural predators away. And I sure do appreciate a good venison steak. Here in Nebraska does are not in short supply — in fact, many hunters are after a trophy buck and the state has to push hunters to shoot their female counterparts. Having many more does than bucks is not only bad …