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As Farmers Markets Turn Into Trendy Food Courts, Some Farmers Are Feeling Left Behind

A decade ago, as farmers markets were beginning to see a resurgence in a number of U.S. cities, they were a place to spend a morning picking up …

Elon Musk’s brother is opening a health food joint with an under-$5 menu

While Elon Musk busies himself developing futuristic cars and the colonization of Mars, his baby brother has taken on a more flavorful challenge.<p>Kimbal Musk—who at 43 years old is a year younger than Elon—plans to open a fast-food restaurant that offers only healthy and locally-sourced foods with …

Fast Food

How to Create a Seed Bomb for Guerilla Gardening

Guerilla gardening is a fun way to combat our wasted spaces with something productive and beautiful that will serve both humankind and the rest of …

How to Revive Local Agriculture in the United States

Small farms are eager to meet growing demand for local, sustainable, and organic food—if only the federal government would trim regulations and get behind their efforts.<p>“I think this administration has really missed their chance to do some innovative things, but also to help the rural economy,” …

Agriculture

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20+ Summer Farm Getaways for Ag-Hungry City Folks

Need a delicious excuse to get out of the city? Taste tomatoes fresh off the vine, soak up some sun, pick up DIY skills, and meet the people behind …

Food Preservation

Going Local For EVERYTHING: Taking Back The Country And Our Lives

'This is not about local food anymore. It is about a push for everything local, to achieve true well-being of this country.<p>Across the board, …

3 Things You Should Be Buying Right Now in Your Grocery Store

(Image credit: Paul Malon)<p>A savvy shopper keeps an eye on the the perimeter of the store, with its seasonal changes in selection and price being the …

Farm-to-table

Chickens for Pest Control - Homesteading and Livestock

<i>Readers share how they use chickens for pest control around the homestead.</i><p>There are lots of grasshoppers around here, but my hens patrol the garden …

Pest Control

Sustainable Living - You Can Eat Like A King From A Dumpster

The average person creates an incredible amount of waste on a daily basis. A person's environmental impact is difficult to manage when we live in an era of convenience. This extends to the way we commute to the food that we eat. How we make these daily decisions directly affects the amount of waste …

Sustainability

We Are About to Hit the Point of No Return for Sustainable Fishing

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization just released its biannual State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report and the findings are unsettling to say the least.<p>Any and all lovers of seafood better get started hoarding as much <i>katsuobushi</i>, <i>surströmming</i>, and cans of tuna as you possibly can, …

Rare wooly pig goes from near

Time, Patience, and Pigs

Zak the Baker visits Ca’ Lumaco farm and discovers what it takes to turn a pig into prosciutto.<p>Zak the Baker visits Ca’ Lumaco farm and discovers …

5 Things I Learned the Hard Way While Raising Pigs

I have to admit, my interest in raising pigs stemmed entirely from my love for bacon.<p>Most pig farmers buy “weaners,” piglets about two or three …

Pigs

Playing the Insulted Sausage, Having Pig and More: 17 Funny German Sayings

If Latin is the language of enlightenment, and French the language of love, what does that make German?<p>Well, to start with, the language of swine …

9 Tips for Raising Healthy Pigs For Homesteading | Homesteading Simple Self Sufficient Off-The-Grid

Is raising healthy pigs your priority? If you want to make sure that your livestock is as healthy as they can be, then these tips are for you.<p>— This …

Farming

Marijuana Pig Feeds: Farmers Say Hogs Are 'Bigger' and 'More Savory'

If you love eating bacon, you may find this interesting.<p>Farmers in Washington claimed that marijuana pig feeds help to make pigs grow bigger, and add …

Sign up | Food Revolution | Jamie Oliver

Sign up and help make real and lasting positive change<p>Be part of reducing childhood obesity and join us in changing the way the world eats, for …

For Kansas family taking leap into heritage farming, their story must be as good as their meats

Laura Hamons recalls the gut-fluttering sensation of standing for the first time with her husband, Jeff, on the same side of the fence as 20 head of …