LEF Farms is investing $10 million to grow lettuce indoors in New Hampshire. Neighbors support locally grown food but worry lights may affect property values.
The agrihood includes gardens, an orchard, free produce for local organizations, and agriculture education.
Though large-scale production of corn and soybeans can seem to be the primary crop interests at Iowa State University, the organic farm is wholly embraced.
Liz Carlisle's "Lentil Underground" tells the story of the changing ag landscape in Montana, but the lessons are applicable to farmers and consumers everywhere.
Fearing backlash from customers, companies like Coke, Nestle and General Mills, are pressuring farmers to reduce their contribution to water pollution.
Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.
A "locavore" advocacy group has released this year’s index ranking states in order of their best access to local food.
Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. It’s actually a complicated program sought by sustainable agriculture advocates.
We’re following these game-changers to get informed, inspired and engaged on issues of sustainable food and agriculture.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
"Farm Together Now" profiles the people who are experimenting with solutions to the broken American food system.
Food from small farms not only tastes good, it helps boost the economy.
Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.
Composting, hydroponics, aquaponics, permaculture - you wanted more about sustainable agriculture, and we've got it for you on this special episode!
The National Research Council published a report this week entitled 'Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century'
As heated debate over the repercussions of the 2008 Farm Bill wind down, discussion has already started about the next iteration.
For Earth Eats' new blogger, Alex Smith the value of a community garden is more than just the food, it's the connections people make with one another.