Mark Shepard didn’t set out to be a farmer, let alone a visionary one. Yet, three decades after securing his first piece of ...
We are crouched on our hands and knees, ripping out lettuce at Andrew’s Farm in Gardiner, Maine, where I work. “Some of them ...
Jessica Eikleberry was 29 years old and had just read Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma. She wanted to start eating locally ...
Virtually all of the products I buy on the regular have experienced some degree of shrinkflation…The practice is ...
Since the back-to-the-land movement of the ’60s, many dedicated land workers have championed the hard work of DIY, ...
When Chelsea Wood was a child, she would often collect Periwinkle snails on the shores of Long Island. “I used to pluck them ...
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Factory farming is exploitative of farmers. Here’s how some producers have transitioned out of contract farming with the help of organizations that can provide a lifeline. When Paula and Dale Boles ...