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The founder of Cochon555, a summer-long series of conferences and cooking competitions for heritage pig farmers, is building a new project called GrowA’Farmer. Though it’s still in the start-up stage, GrowA’Farmer will soon look like this: For $300, families will be able to purchase a large pallet for their kids that contains everything they need to build a customizable 4×4 garden plot: topsoil, seeds and shovels.
The concept of "terroir," once exclusive to the elite world of wine, is now crossing over to the humblest of crops: wheat. This new appreciation stems from the uniqueness of wheat crops from farmer to farmer in modern agriculture. http://modernfarmer.com/2016/07/wheat-terroir/?utm_source=PN&utm_medium=Pinterest&utm_campaign=SNAP%2Bfrom%2BModern+Farmer
While in the history of the world there have surely been a few unlucky cows shoved to their side by boozed-up morons, we feel confident in saying this happens at a rate roughly equivalent to the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series. The evidence against cow tipping is immense, and backed up by both farmers [...]