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Olive Oil Harvesting - One Year

In the preceding four part series, we looked at, preparing for, harvesting and processing olives to make our olive oil. But what was the end result like? 136 more words


WATCH: Missouri farmer connects community to locally grown produce

Story By: Berkeley Lovelace Jr. & Hannah Lazo

*Editors Note:* This story was produced in a convergence reporting class with the intention of being published in the month of November 2014. 750 more words


Farmer-to-farmer seed delivery to help Dolores recover from Typhoon Hagupit


Farmer-to-farmer seed delivery to help Dolores recover from Typhoon Hagupit


Dolores, Eastern Samar, Philippines – After traveling more than 586 kilometers by land and sea, a farmer-to-farmer delivery of ecological seeds took place today in Dolores, Eastern Samar, to help farmers regenerate agricultural land badly damaged by Typhoon Hagupit. 550 more words

New Farmers Market At Landpark!

Working on a farm is probably the best job I’ve ever had, not just because I get to be outside all day, but because I’m surrounded by nature and all its beauty, I get to work with all sorts of plants, harvest so many different varieties of plants, get my fingernails dirty and above all; learn something new everyday. 316 more words


The Mother Duck King

Zhu Yigui was a Fujianese duck farmer who lived in Formosa (now Taiwan) during the 18th century.  He was said to command his ducks with martial precision:  according to legend, he even trained his ducks to  march in military formations like soldiers (although mother ducks have long mastered the same feat with their ducklings–so perhaps Zhu’s soldierly duck-training prowess was less illustrious than legend would make it seem).    232 more words