Your Bottomless Hunger for Avocados Is Causing Droughts in Chile
When they say guac is extra, they mean that your avocado obsession is leaving thousands in Chile disenfranchised and plagued by drought.
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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.
UK Pushes Pesticide Ban to Protect Bees
The push comes amid experts warning that pesticides "can have an unacceptable effect on honeybee health.”
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.
A Pervert’s Guide to Organic Farming
Farming is a dream for the oversexed, who can spend their days handling cucumbers, carrots, and even eggplants. But why such a crass train of thought? Probably because most produce is phallic and the other half looks like balls.
Chickens Are the Original Hipsters
When groups of chickens get together, they have a tendency to peck at each other; sometimes, to death. Enter tinted chicken glasses and contact lenses, which help to suppress their violent, cannibalistic urges.
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.
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.
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Backing Out of the Paris Agreement Could Devastate American Agriculture
Lost credibility, trade repercussions, and a lack of voice from policy-making are just a few of the problems agriculture-industry experts are concerned about.
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?
This Town Produces the Best Peppercorns in China
On average, half a kilogram of Sichuan peppercorns from Hanyuan sells for about $15—far more expensive than peppercorns from elsewhere in China.
Scientists in Peru Have Figured Out How to Grow Potatoes on Mars
Who's ready for some space fries?
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