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Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, but Can It Survive Entry of U.S. Agribusiness?

Over the past 25 years, Cuba has built a largely organic farming system out of necessity. When the Soviet Union collapsed, Cuba lost its main …

Organic farming can actually be more profitable than using fertilizers and pesticides

Despite the many environmental benefits of organic farming—it’s better for soil, water, air, and climate change—it’s often written off as economically unfeasible for farmers. That’s largely because the same patch of land will produce less food when farmed without the synthetic fertilizers, …

Agriculture

Urban Farming Is Booming in the US, but What Does It Really Yield?

A child stands in an organic garden on a roof in Brooklyn, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Photo by Flickr user Evan Long. CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0<i>This</i> …

Watermelon Recipes

Are you a Watermelon fan? It is one of the many foods I look forward to in the summertime.<p>Watermelon is so refreshing on a hot summer day and it …

S’mores Cupcakes

<i>Chocolate, peanut and marshmallow swirl cupcakes! Give me s’more!</i>Did you ever enjoy s’mores as a child?Picture it, an open camp fire, two graham …

Dessert

12 Recipes To Make With Your Kids | Epicurious.com

To younger kids, the buzz of a blender can seem like magic. And calling a healthy recipe cake is a way to get just about anyone to eat it. This …