Have Farmers Failed to Tell Their Story? – A Year in the Life of a Farmer

Agriculture is in the news in a major way these days. While just a couple of months ago, the big story in agriculture was mass hunger and even starvation due to Russia’s invasion of exporting powerhouse Ukraine, the story has changed in the last few weeks. While the threat of hunger hasn’t diminished in any … Read more

I Failed at Growing Food for Humans, So I Grew It for the Bees Instead

My decision to grow native flowers to support local pollinators might smack of self-righteous ecological do-good-erism. But the truth is, it was born of bad luck and incompetence. Operating under the misconception that any urban apartment dweller could conjure up something to eat in a patch of outdoors and wild with optimism, several springs ago, … Read more