Dig into organic gardening with tips on composting and news about sustainable agriculture.
By cloning some species' digestive enzymes, scientists hope to make plants that will naturally break themselves down once they’re harvested.
Twenty-three countries now grow biotech foods and fibers—a market worth $6.9 billion in 2007 and projected to rise to $7.5 billion this year.
While it may seem wasteful, many pumpkin chunkin' practitioners' chunking is actually pretty green.
Applegate Farms focuses on farm-to-table transparency, letting customers track their meat's journey online.
Two bills designed to stop outbreaks of food-borne illnesses could mean big trouble for small farms.
That pig ate my dinner! (And it stole my meds.)
Here's another reason the answer is yes: Large-scale, factory-style meat production, the modern practice of cramming huge numbers of animals together and feeding them an imported diet of grain.
Michael Pollan argues that fossil fuel efficiency replaced farmers, and we need to get them back.
Michael Pollan lists three things that need to be removed in order to get animals back on farms.
Michael Pollan explains how a variety of plants and animals make for healthy farms, which make for healthy people.
Michael Pollan explains that if farmers are only growing one or two crops, that means people are only eating one or two crops, which does not make for a healthy diet.
Michael Pollan's State of the Movement Address from the Georgia Organics Convention
The many consequences of these burping, belching gas guzzlers.
Sustainable farming refers to methods of sustainable agriculture that can provide and maintain productivity and usefulness over the long term and sometimes even indefinitely.
MNN's Daron Joffe has been nominated for White House Farmer. Cast your vote before Feb. 1.
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