'Cryptomatoes' Are Bringing Together Bitcoin Mining and Agriculture
One major criticism of cryptocurrency has been the huge amount of electricity required to mine it. This five-acre greenhouse is one solution.
Dropping Milk Prices Are Increasing the Risk of Dairy Farmer Suicides
One cooperative is offering mental health services in hopes of reversing this worrisome trend.
The Dark Side of Barbecue Is Pig Shit
But researchers at North Carolina A&T might be well on their way to turning it into carbon-neutral gas.
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?"
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.”
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.
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.
Mass Cattle Deaths Lead to State of Emergency in California
Emergency landfills are considered “a disposal method of last resort” during the West Coast's brutal wave.
The Cows of the Future Could Be Genetically Altered to Be Heat-Resistant
Hopefully, they will also fart and burp less.
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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