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This New Matchmaking Website Makes Seed Swapping Easier Than Ever
Global Seed Savers Network wants farmers to swap heirloom seeds and avoid buying commercial GMO varieties to protect genetic diversity.
5 Ways To Support Small Farmers Every Day
Ditch the big chain stores. Support your local food economy to support farmers most in need.
8 Tools From The Farm That Belong In Your Backyard Garden
Farms tools aren't limited to gigantic combines and tractors. Some handy farm tools serve well in home gardens, too.
New Study Finds Farms Could Use Fewer Pesticides And Still Grow Just As Much Food
A majority of farms could be just as productive—if not more—and profitable by cutting pesticide use.
9 New Apps That Are Making Farmers' And Gardeners' Lives Way Easier
From attracting bees to pollinate their crops, to keeping track of what vegetables are growing well, these apps are helping farmers and gardeners in a big way.
The Government Just Chose Not To Ban This Toxic Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Kids
The chemical has been allowed to remain on the market by the Environmental Protection Agency for use on food crops—despite potential harm to humans.
I Quit My Struggling Acting Career To Farm Tomatoes—And Ended Up With My Own Show
Accidental organic farmer Paten Hughes serves up Heirloom, an inspiring rom-com web series.
Everything You Need To Know About Raising Backyard Chickens
Raising chickens has gone from country bumpkin to hipster chic.
This Is Why It's So Important To Buy Organic Seeds
It guarantees seed diversity, which guards against plant disease, and ensures healthy crops for our future.
Wendell Berry: The Pleasure of Eating
A farmer and distinguished writer explains why it is vital that we understand where and how our food is produced.

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