Industrial agriculture likes to pretend it's all about domination and control. Its true motive force, though, is hubris. In farming, as in all things, the most powerful innovation engine is nature, not industry.
This Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee farm has implemented practices that help the environment, the community, and the company's bottom line. Get an up-close look at some of Azotea's sustainable practices.
For those who would rather not have their houseplants tweet at them when they need hydration, Joey Roth's self-watering terracotta planter offers a low-tech solution for chronic blackthumbs and frequent travelers.