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Can We Get Antibiotics Out of the Meat Industry?

I have a distinct memory from a few years back, when anti-bacterial soap and the like first became popularized, involving the Utopian promise of wiping out all bacteria (good and bad) from hands, feet…


Becoming a New Family Farmer (video)

A lot of us have dreamed about chucking our city ways and living on the land as a small organic farmer. Here’s the story about Michael Paine, a man who went to college in the Bronx, then joined the P…


Are You a Locavore? (2 videos)

Whether you shop at your local farmer's market, at Whole Foods, or even at an enlightened supermarket, you may be unsure of terms like organic and biodynamic. Come visit these two farms, see how …


Help Give Dairy Cows a Second Chance at Life

By Mark Dagostino, Tonic In recent weeks, animal lover Ellen DeGeneres has been trying to bring attention to a deplorable situation: Dozens of black-and-white cows, many of them pregnant and sic…


Be An Earth Day Family Every Day

Raising children is hard enough without worrying about the environmental consequences of your parenting choices. Don't sweat it. You already care about your child's well-being and earth-friendly choic…


Farm Animal Therapy?

In case you need another good reason to spend time on the farm, the Norwegians have just documented one. Hanging around the homestead, communing with cows, sheep, pigs, and the like, can help people w…


Harvesting Lessons

What did I learn in high school? My most cynical, knee-jerk response would have to be a laconic "nothing." But I know that there is something, a little morsel of wisdom or trivia at least, that has fo…


Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Type "corn maze" in the Google search box and you get 669,000 results. So many corn mazes--who knew?! Corn mazes are a riff on the old hedge mazes which were a popular garden element for the royal and…


You Say Potato, I Say CSA

By far, the most ethical, most economically sensible, and rewarding changes I have made in the past year has been to join, and support, my local CSA. For the uninitiated, CSA is short for Community Su…


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