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italy
italy

This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Diletta Sereni
1.5.18
meat
meat

This Is What Deer Stalkers Eat for Breakfast

“It was a male muntjac weighing about eight kilos. Here’s his liver and his kidneys.”
Johanna Derry
11.17.17
agriculture
agriculture

How One Man Is Managing to Grow Tropical Fruit in the Rocky Mountains

In addition to bananas and figs, he also has a one-acre outdoor food forest brimming with berries, olives, stone fruit, and more.
Clarissa Wei
10.11.17
syria
syria

Why This Project Is Teaching Syrians to Grow Mushrooms

Turkey-based NGO Ghiras Al Nahda wants to help Syrians grow nutritious, protein-dense food in their own homes.
Daisy Meager
8.16.17
Technology
Technology

Beyond Bitcoin: How the Blockchain Could Change the Way We Eat

From radical transparency and food security to real-time management of the global supply chain, the Blockchain offers the food industry far more than peer-to-peer financing.
Alex Swerdloff
8.7.17
agriculture
agriculture

Ancient Wheat Could Save Us from Another Irish Potato Famine

“Diversity in grains is key for a sustainable food future,” says scientist Abi Glencross, who wants more people to eat older, genetically diverse crops. “Look at the Irish Potato Famine. That’s a prime example of a severe lack of diversity."
Daisy Meager
8.4.17
halal
halal

Celebrating Eid on Britain's First Organic Halal Farm

“Muslims and non-Muslims, we’ve all ignored that reality in how our food is produced,” says Lutfi Radwan, co-founder of Willowbrook Farm in Oxfordshire.
Zab Mustefa
6.26.17
farming
farming

This Refugee Family Farm Is Supplying Some of LA’s Best Restaurants

Founded by refugees from Laos, Thao Family Farm is beloved by chefs and non-chefs alike for its unique produce.
Natalie B. Compton
6.21.17
plants
plants

How I Went From Growing Weed to Cultivating Michelin Star-Quality Microgreens

The Modern Salad Grower farm supplies salad and herbs to some of the UK’s best chefs. “I hadn’t had any experience of growing anything before,” admits founder Sean O’Neill. “Well, I grew ganja when I was a schoolboy.”
Sean O’Neill
6.19.17
politics
politics

Food Banks, Farming, and Chips: How Eating Shaped the Election

As Britain prepares to go to the polls, we look at how issues of food poverty, agriculture, and that Theresa May chip photo impacted the campaign trail.
Nell Frizzell
6.5.17
agriculture
agriculture

This Seed Sharing Network Was Designed Like a Dating Site

Will co-opting the appeal of online dating services be enough to secure crop diversity the world over?
Alex Swerdloff
5.8.17
farming
farming

From Peasant Farms to 100,000-Cow Mega Dairies: The Extremes of Chinese Agriculture

Food production in China is split between vast, industrial operations using the latest technology and small-scale “peasant” farms that employ traditional agricultural practices.
Charlie Taverner
4.28.17