Marcia Veldman talks about how customers' perceptions of local food have changed over the years. Seaweed in a salad. And, changing the definition of "farmer."
From the rolling hills of southern Indiana, I head to the Pacific Northwest’s Willamette Valley for a taste of new terrain. And it tastes like tomatoes!
Here's a snapshot of the seasonal food scene in Portland as experienced through the city's farmers markets.
Probably the biggest undertaking the Jack and Diane Aaron took on was the restoration of the barn on the property, built in 1935.
Dan Hromas became a farmer after spending the better part of two decades as a soldier. Like farming, military service runs in the family.
One of Riley Lewis’ sons currently works alongside him and he has also worked with his own father and grandfather.
The fate of Kari Williams' family’s farms in Nebraska is uncertain. Her uncles are getting close to retirement. None of her cousins are clamoring to take over.
Farmer Elisha Pullen has grown accustomed to being the only person on his county road where he has room to stretch out.
We’re recognizing three farmers and two foragers who, by simplifying living and appreciating time spent outdoors, have learned what the landscape can offer.
Do you have a chicken who is a homebody to a fault? Don't worry, it's natural. What to know about your brooding birds.
Professor Amy Trubek discusses her research with Vermont maple syrup and artisan cheese, and amateur bakers try their hands at architecturally inspired cakes.
China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.
Author Dan Imhoff says every American who enjoys eating should be concerned about the farm bill. And, Chef Daniel Orr forages for grape leaves, wraps dolmas.
The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.
Yes, chickens get sick and hurt just like the rest of us. Here's what you can do.
Two basic types of farms are proliferating in the U.S., very big and very small. But medium-sized, self-sustaining family farms, have declined dramatically.
As more farmers from varied ag techniques embrace the idea of “sustainability," their open-ended definitions will help shape the next generation of farming.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a robot to help out around the farm? That might not be so far off.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
New studies show the impacts a popular insecticide is having on bee colonies.