Video: An Idaho Farm Presents Twerking x No Pesticide Plants

Taking the low-budget local ad to a whole new level
May 29, 2014 2:30 pm

We’ve all got a few favorite low-budget local commercials. You know, those insanely bad, somewhat comical ads for car dealerships and exterminators that feature some sort of cheesy jingle. The ones bordering on “so bad that it’s good.” Well, one small farm in Idaho is looking to change the perception that all these ads should be grouped together. The video, after the jump.

Trend Watch: Farm Stays Make Locavorism An Overnight Thing. Here Are 7 To Book.

Old MacDonald had a quiet little luxury inn
Feb 25, 2014 10:00 am

You only eat free-range chicken and your Saturday mornings are not complete until you’ve fondled Swiss chard at the farmer's market. And that off-season pumpkin ravioli served in April? It angers you. Face the facts: Locavorism has slightly taken over your life. Which means when you plan your next getaway you might want it to be a chill one, where berry patches and roaming hens are front and center instead of high thread count sheets and small-batch Scotch in the minibar. Power down and unwind under the trees at these 7 charming farm stays.

Ready For Spring? Watch This Time-Lapse Video Of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

A remarkable transformation, a huge rooftop farm
Feb 19, 2014 9:30 am

Well, it's warmer, at least, which is cause for us in the Northeast to start daydreaming of sprouting plants and fresh lettuces and such. Then we spotted this time-lapse video of the making of Brooklyn Grange, the mammoth rooftop urban farm in NYC and we thought it'd be nice to share. Watch it here.

The 'Check Please!' Farm To Table Festival Is Coming To Michigan

Midwestern restaurants join a big party on Sept. 1
Jul 30, 2013 10:02 am

Emmy award-winning – and Food Republic favorite – weekly Chicago restaurant television show Check Please! has curated a stellar lineup for their second annual Farm To Table Festival, which features 20 chefs partying on a working farm in Southwest Michigan. 

Sam Edwards Tells Us How Virginia Peanuts Are Key To His Legendary Ham

Curemaster uses methods developed in the 1700s
Jun 12, 2013 1:01 pm

If you're a prosciutto snob or smuggle Ibèrico in your checked bag, domestic country ham is the next haute thing to add to the charcuterie board. And Sam Edwards is the man who makes it.

Is The World Ready For A Hipster Farming Magazine?

Brace, we've got a farm-to-newsstand situation here
Dec 11, 2012 2:31 pm

Modern Farmer is a print quarterly and website devoted to the people, policy, animals, plants and technology around farming and food. Arriving in Spring 2013, the new media company created a Tumblr page last week announcing its launch.

What's Up With These Neon-Dyed Turkeys?

Gozzi turkeys in 50 Shades of Neon
Nov 19, 2012 10:31 am

Have you seen pictures of those neon, psychedelic-looking Gozzi's Farm turkeys? Well, here are a few more shots for those of you who have been missing out on the rainbow-colored gobbler action. At this point you're probably wondering why, why....why!?

How To Eat Like A Japanese Farmer

Meet Nancy Singleton Hachisu, Japan’s Alice Waters
Nov 13, 2012 10:01 am

One of the most beautiful cookbooks out this season is Japanese Farm Food by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. But don’t expect to overdose on sushi and teriyaki in these pages. JFF is about a way of eating – and a way of life, really – that is lost even to many Japanese.


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