The government’s current definition of a farmer includes owning land or equipment, and doing at least 1,000 hours of manual labor a year.
Colleen Taylor Sen talks about her sixth book on Indian food. Daniel Orr uses that as inspiration for curried lentils. And, how federal farm payouts work.
Michael Farrell talks about the future of maple sugaring. Tim Burton ages his syrups for enhanced flavor. Two bread bakers balance precision with creativity.
As heated debate over the repercussions of the 2008 Farm Bill wind down, discussion has already started about the next iteration.