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Woman on farm

How Moving onto an Organic Urban Farm Changed My Life

A green girl’s pursuit to live ultra eco that took her to a hidden paradise in the heart of Southern California
Farmer shoveling food plot.

By the Numbers: State of the Independent Farmer

The following stats paint a loose picture of the amorphous entity of “Independent Farmer,” and situate it in the...
Stacks of plastic recycling

Paper or Plastic? One Actually Is Better for the Environment

Recycling plastic seems like a no-brainer, but unfortunately, the reality is far more complicated than most people realize.
A bumblebee on a Purple Coneflower

The Best Plants to Attract Pollinators, by Region

Plant for the bees! Here are some ideas for pollinator plants native to each region of the country.
seeds on a leaf

What Does a Seed Farmer Do?

Some farmers grow food. Others grow the seed that the rest of the world plants. Here we detail the role of a seed farmer.
Borage flowers

More Than Good Looks: Try These 10 Edible Flowers

Take your salads to the next level by growing a few of these edible flowers in your kitchen garden.