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Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep …

Nutrition

10 Reasons Buying Local is Great for You and the Planet - One Green Planet

Are you tired of shopping in a crowded Wal-mart where everyone is literally rushed, the produce is shipped in from who knows where, and natural, …

Homestead Beekeeping: How to Keep Bees - Sustainable Farming

<i>It will be quite obvious from this article that we are still beginners in beekeeping. All the better! Often the greatest help to the novice is the</i> …

Inspiring urban farm teaches kids how to grow their own organic food

A tree may grow in Brooklyn, but an amazing urban farm flourishes on Governors Island. An inspiring GrowNYC initiative is teaching inner city kids …

Aquaponics

New Startup WildKale Lets Farmers Sell Directly to Customers Through an App

A new startup, WildKale, thinks it has a better way to get farm-fresh food from the people who grow it to the people who want to buy it—at a fair …

3 Key Reasons Why You Should Try Farm-to-Table

Tasty, simple, and ethical.<p>September 28, 2017<p>Have you ever sat at a restaurant and wondered where your lettuce or steak came from? Farm-to-table …

Farming

The Current State of Agricultural Education

Once wellsprings of chemical innovation, our nation’s colleges and universities are finally rising to meet student demand for a more sustainable …

Farming

Kimbal Musk's garden dream is growing

Elon's younger brother wants all kids to be food- and planet-savvy.<p>The Kitchen Community’s neighborhood is about to get a whole lot bigger. …

Charles Schwab

Scientists identify hidden genetic variation that helps drive evolution

Identifying complex mutations in the structure of an organism's genome has been difficult. But in a new study published online in Nature Genetics, a …

Biology

The oldest known fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 billion years ago — and indicate life in the universe may be common

The mysterious story of how life on Earth began just became a bit clearer, thanks to a new analysis of the oldest known fossil microorganisms.<p>Findings from that analysis indicate that diverse life existed on our planet far before many scientists thought it was possible. That means it might have …

Biology

5 Foods You Should Never Buy Organic

There are better ways to spend your money.<p>Your goal may be healthy meals, but buying everything organic can quickly amount to a small fortune. That's why it's important to know exactly which organic foods deserve your dollars, and which ones are better left on the shelf, says consumer advocate Lisa …

Ants Mastered Sustainable Agriculture 30 Million Years Ago

New research reveals that some ants adopted a sophisticated level of farming eons before humans did, probably in response to a cooling and drying …

9 School Urban Agriculture Projects With The Power To Kickstart The Local Food Scene

9 Urban Agriculture Projects Schools Can Do Right Now To Support The Future of Local Food<p>One of the best ways to kickstart a local movement is to …

'What the Health' explores how corruption and collusion are keeping Americans sick

<b>This is the latest mind-bending film from the makers of 'Cowspiracy,' and the topic is no less controversial this time round.</b><p>If you thought the film …

American Cancer Society

Sugar and Heart Disease: The Sour Side of Industry-Funded Research

While there is a general agreement that sugar intake is bad for heart health, this was not always the case.<p>In the 1960s, when deaths from heart disease in the United States reached a peak, researchers were divided on the primary dietary contributors to the condition: sugar or fat?<p>For years, studies …

Diabetes
Agriculture

The Crop That Ate America

Digging corn ground for spring planting east of Arthur, North Dakota.<p>The Crop That Ate America<p>By Alan BjergaAlan Bjerga, Jeremy DiamondJeremy Diamond …

Agriculture

Urban agriculture director brings fresh produce to those in need

“At first glance, the urban Atlanta neighborhood of Washington Park doesn’t seem a likely place for an organic farm. But at the corner of Lawton …

Urban Agriculture

Buying the Farm

The town of Kearny, New Jersey, is a small industrial desert, populated by warehouses, factories, and twisting freeways filled with hulking cargo …

Urban Agriculture

Urban, local farms fight food insecurity

CLOSE<p>He's already donated his harvest, now this farmer is building a large farm in the city<p>LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Despite Indiana being among the most …

Urban Agriculture

Appetite for local food fuels land rush in Twin Cities

With planting season looming and no place to sow her seeds, organic farmer Jessica Mutunga posted an earnest plea on a neighborhood social network: …

Agriculture

At TED This Week, Two Speakers Got To The Root Of Things

At the TED Conference in Vancouver this week two TED Fellows talked about putting ideas to work to invigorate marginalized communities from within, …

Urban Agriculture
Victorian Era
Agriculture
New Mexico