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Scientists Crack the Genetic Code of the Hass Avocado

This post was originally published on this site By Lindsay Campbell If you’re a sucker for a good avocado, an even better one could be on the way. Scientists from Mexico’s National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity, Texas Tech University… Continue Reading →

The Nation’s First Hemp Seed Bank Will Be in New York

This post was originally published on this site By Dan Nosowitz With industrial hemp becoming federally legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, research has had to work hard to catch up after decades of prohibition. A vital part of… Continue Reading →

How Two Urban Farmers Got Their Start Leveraging Backyard Space

This post was originally published on this site By Lindsay Campbell In 2015, Madeleine Maltby began knocking on neighborhood doors in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, with a simple proposal. In exchange for a backyard, the residents would let her grow… Continue Reading →

Can You Combine Sheep Farming With Winemaking? These Two Vermont Friends Are Going to Find Out

This post was originally published on this site By Lindsay Campbell They’re an unlikely pair, but Vermont friends Ethan Joseph and Michael Kirk have managed to devise a partnership that combines their two separate working worlds. Joseph, a winemaker, and… Continue Reading →

Is a Farm Stay With Rescue Animals Your Idea of Heaven?

This post was originally published on this site By Rachael Roth The year 2019 is the year of the pig, and we speculate that it’s also the year of the vegan (how many dating profiles have bragged about animal-free diets… Continue Reading →

Grow Your Own Iced Tea This Summer

This post was originally published on this site By Brian Barth Where I come from — the Deep South — iced tea is a religion. Traditionally, most Southern families make it with Lipton tea bags, a little lemon and a… Continue Reading →

This Local Solar-Popped Popcorn Was a Decade in the Making

This post was originally published on this site By Alexandra Zissu When Bjorn Quenemoen was a student at Bard College, he would host monthly popcorn parties. He would put up posters around campus, inviting everyone to his parties. At 10… Continue Reading →

How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

This post was originally published on this site By Bridget Shirvell On a farm in upstate New York, a cheese brand is turning millions of pounds of food scraps into electricity needed to power its on-site businesses. Founded by eight… Continue Reading →

How to Harvest Seaweed

This post was originally published on this site By Brian Barth Wild-harvested seaweed can be found in very expensive packets at health boutiques, but it is abundant and free to harvest on beaches along both coasts. You can pay a… Continue Reading →

This Farm on Wheels Provides Local, Eco-Conscious Products at Every Income Level

This post was originally published on this site By Alexandra Zissu Audrey Berman burns some cedar in between meetings at Rolling Grocer 19 in Hudson, New York. Seated on colorful metal chairs around an office table made from a plank… Continue Reading →

This Sydney Restaurateur Couldn’t Find the Thai Ingredients She Needed, So She Started a Farm

This post was originally published on this site By Aarti Betigeri While her classmates hit the playground after school, seven-year-old Palisa Anderson would race home every afternoon to tend to the chrysanthemum she had given to her mother. The plant… Continue Reading →

5 Ornamental Plants You Didn’t Know Were Edible

This post was originally published on this site Food gardens can be beautiful — a cherry tree in full bloom, the mesmerizing foliage of trout back lettuce — but purely ornamental gardens can also be edible. You might be surprised… Continue Reading →

This LA Bar Created 31 Cocktails That Are an Ode to Seeds

By Kelly Magyarics Growing up in a family of gardening enthusiasts, Tobin Shea recalls devouring the pages of seeds, flowers, fruits and vegetables every time his grandparents received a new issue of the Burpee seed catalog. “I was always fascinated… Continue Reading →

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