Farming

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Start Getting Used to the Idea of Eating Really Different Kinds of Bananas

The fungus that rots the most common banana found in U.S. supermarkets is spreading closer to major plantations.

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An Example of Urban Farming Done Right

In Boise, the link between sustainable farming and sustainable communities is clear.

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How the Mafia Is Ruining Naples's Food Scene

Pollution and illegal dumping have destroyed area farms, creating a kind of anti-locavore movement.

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In Upstate New York, the Amish Struggle for Survival

After generations of prosperity and seclusion, the Swartzentrubers are losing territory to subsidized growers buying up St. Lawrence County.

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London's Opening Ceremony Might Actually Be Good

Leaked news of the city's first Olympic moment include nods to England's musical influence and winks to its agrarian past.

Should Seattle Really Be Growing Goji Berries and Jujubes?

The city embarks on an ambitious plan for an urban forest, with free food for all.

Rita Crundwell vs. Harriette Walters: Who Embezzled Better?

Walters stole nearly $50 million from the District of Columbia, but Crundwell allegedly ganked more than half that amount in a town with a budget of only $8 million.

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What I Learned About Community By Working with Community Gardens

Just outside Washington, D.C., our small nonprofit collects extra food to help hungry neighbors.