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02

Dec

Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animalsAs more urbanites abandon their attempts at homesteading, farm animal sanctuaries are feeling the crunch and animals are suffering.

Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animals
As more urbanites abandon their attempts at homesteading, farm animal sanctuaries are feeling the crunch and animals are suffering.

31

Oct

Field of screams: 11 scary Halloween farmsLike your thrills to be a little more … organic? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Check out what these frightening farms have to offer after the sun goes down.

Field of screams: 11 scary Halloween farms
Like your thrills to be a little more … organic? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Check out what these frightening farms have to offer after the sun goes down.

10

Oct

Like your thrills to be a little more … organic? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Check out what these frightening farms have to offer after the sun goes down.

Like your thrills to be a little more … organic? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Check out what these frightening farms have to offer after the sun goes down.

12

Apr

U.S. urges voluntary cuts in farm antibioticsRegulators urged voluntary measures to limit the use of antibiotics in healthy livestock amid concerns of growing drug resistance in humans.

U.S. urges voluntary cuts in farm antibiotics
Regulators urged voluntary measures to limit the use of antibiotics in healthy livestock amid concerns of growing drug resistance in humans.

11

Apr

European farmers playing video games with their pigsPig Chase is an innovative new video being developed that will be played by both farmers and their pigs. (You read that right, it’s a video game for pigs.)

European farmers playing video games with their pigs
Pig Chase is an innovative new video being developed that will be played by both farmers and their pigs. (You read that right, it’s a video game for pigs.)

11

Mar

Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animalsAs more urbanites abandon their attempts at homesteading, farm animal sanctuaries are feeling the crunch and animals are suffering.

Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animals
As more urbanites abandon their attempts at homesteading, farm animal sanctuaries are feeling the crunch and animals are suffering.

21

Nov

While fresh, local food is growing in popularity among consumers, it’s also growing in school systems. Learn about these 10 successful farm-to-school programs.

While fresh, local food is growing in popularity among consumers, it’s also growing in school systems. Learn about these 10 successful farm-to-school programs.

09

Aug

Farmers markets spur job growth, new report findsAs the economy limps along, farmers markets are showing record growth, and that growth could bring thousands of jobs with it.

Farmers markets spur job growth, new report finds
As the economy limps along, farmers markets are showing record growth, and that growth could bring thousands of jobs with it.

13

Apr

Farms of America in color
'Bound for Glory: America in Color' displayed 70 digital prints made from color transparencies taken 1939-1943. The portraits capture the effects of the Depression on the country's rural populations, as well as America's economic recovery and mobilization for World War II.

Farms of America in color

'Bound for Glory: America in Color' displayed 70 digital prints made from color transparencies taken 1939-1943. The portraits capture the effects of the Depression on the country's rural populations, as well as America's economic recovery and mobilization for World War II.

13

Jan