Plants

While Debate Rages Over Glyphosate-Based Herbicides, Farmers Are Spraying Them All Over...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As North... (more)

Marion Werner, Annie Shattuck and Ryan Galt
Michael Pollan Explores Our Attraction to Psychoactive Plants

Nearly every culture, religion and society has been influenced by some kind of plant. In... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 6, 2021
Breeding Better Beans

Until last year, beans were rather unfashionable among many Americans. The pandemic helped change that,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
July 5, 2021
Meet Laura of Flaura, Tenerife’s Edible Flower Farmer

Laura López Terrón sees her vocation as helping people connect with nature.  The flower farmer... (more)

Mónica R. Goya
July 3, 2021
New Colorado Law Attempts to Reduce Cross-Pollination Between Hemp and Cannabis

How far can a speck of pollen travel? That depends on a myriad of factors,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 29, 2021
The Future of Ocean Farming

For all his life, Alaskan fisherman Dune Lankard has looked to the sea—for food, work... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 28, 2021
How Canada’s North is Trying to Grow Local Food Production

It’s harder to grow crops in Canada’s northern territories, sure. Harder, but not impossible. North... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 26, 2021
How Bee-Impersonating Flies Help With Pollination

Bees and butterflies might be the best-known pollinators, but they aren’t the only ones. Bats,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 24, 2021
Illegal Marijuana Sales Still Big, Even in States Where Pot Is Legal

With recreational marijuana now legal in more than a dozen states (and Washington, D.C.), legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 22, 2021
12 Vegetables You Can Still Plant in June

There’s a common misconception that if you’re going to grow a garden, you have to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 20, 2021
How Small Producers are Teaching Others to Garden Like a Farmer

Each time Emma Jagoz plants a seed on her pasture, she revels in the anticipation... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 28, 2021