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vegetables

This British Farm Is Hiding a Japanese Vegetable Paradise

NamaYasai is no ordinary farm. In its fields and greenhouses grows a cornucopia of Japanese produce: yuzu, edamame, shiso, and daikon.
Angela Hui
5.9.18
spices
spices

This Entrepreneur Thinks Saffron Is the New Vanilla

"Vanilla is used as a mainstream ingredient in everything from ice cream to ready-made Mr. Kipling Bakewell tarts. I think saffron can take that position."
Ruchira Sharma
2.8.18
farming
farming

This 24-Year-Old Started Her Own Turmeric Business to Help Indian Farmers

"If white women are going to consume turmeric, how do I make sure brown farmers make as much money off of it as possible?"
Mayukh Sen
1.10.18
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
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
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
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Farming Is a Political Statement

Increasingly, eating local isn’t just about health and taste—it’s about asserting Hong Kong’s autonomy in the face of mainland China.
Christopher DeWolf
7.24.17
cows
cows

The Cows of the Future Could Be Genetically Altered to Be Heat-Resistant

Hopefully, they will also fart and burp less.
Nick Rose
6.29.17
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