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  1. We Tested the World’s First Desktop Mealworm FarmThrowing a mealworm dinner party with help from Livin farms.
  2. agriculture
    The Farmer Struggling to Recover After Hurricane Harvey Destroyed EverythingHurricane Harvey wiped out Garrett Gundermann’s Texas farm. This is what it’s like to start over from scratch after unprecedented devastation.
  3. climate change
    Is the World’s Wheat Crop Doomed?A new study says climate change could have a disastrous effect on the world’s wheat supply.
  4. climate change
    Is Coffee Going Extinct?A new report says climate change has devastated major coffee-growing regions
  5. The Future
    Hydroponic Lettuce Start-Ups Want to Bring Local Produce to AlaskaIndoor farming could change the game for a state that imports as much as 95 percent of its food.
  6. The Future
    Experts Are Working to Make Seaweed the Next Kale“Plentiful, healthy, and virtuous, kelp is the culinary equivalent of an electric car.”
  7. Health
    A New Report Says Organic Food Is Basically a RipoffIt’s not necessarily healthier or better for the environment.
  8. Weed
    Pot Growers Have Realized They’re Pretty Awesome at Growing Vegetables,An “increasing number” are transitioning from marijuana to produce.
  9. The Future
    Meet the 27-Year-Old Shishito-Pepper Baron of New YorkNoah Robbins is on a quest to change the way we eat by applying Silicon Valley-like data analysis to commercial farming.
  10. Organic Food
    Organic Farmers Hate Whole Foods’ New Produce Rating System“If you can get a ‘best’ rating as a conventional farmer using pesticides and other toxic substances, why would you grow organically?”
  11. Guacanomics
    Have You Eaten Your Last Avocado?The ubiquitous — and endangered — food may soon be a luxury item.
  12. Chick Lit
    Farmers Accused of Selling ‘Extremely Offensive’ Eggs Respond WithA customer didn’t care for the “sexual innuendos” on the carton.
  13. Turkey Stuffing
    Thanksgiving Turkeys Are Twice As Big As They Were 75 Years AgoSelective breeding has really blimped these creatures up.
  14. Nuts for Nuts
    Your Almond Consumption Is Killing California’s Salmon and HoneybeesThe nut’s unprecedented use has a few consequences.
  15. Locavores Rejoice
    We’re This Close to Being Able to Grow Fruits and Vegetables onMen may be from Venus but he heirloom vegetables are in fact from Mars.
  16. Studies
    Are Fossil Fuels Making Our Food Less Nutritious?Staples like wheat lose protein when they grow in more carbon dioxide.
  17. Veggie Quests
    Lollipop Kale Is the Best New Vegetable You’ve Never Heard OfThey taste like a combination of Brussels sprouts and kale and look like something Dr. Seuss would dream up — so why aren’t they on every menu in town?
  18. ‘Shrooms
    Quit Your Day Job and Start Growing ShiitakesDemand is higher than supply.
  19. Food Politics
    6 Things to Know About the World Food Prize’s PoliticsMonsanto and the Gates Foundation are big donors.
  20. Lawsuits
    Farmers Accused of Potato Price-Fixing, Depriving Americans of a Spud SurplusSatellite imagery and surveillance flyovers are allegedly involved.
  21. Do-Gooders
    This Little Piggy Pays for CollegeFood & Swine.
  22. It Takes a Village
    Applewood Owners Planting a Farm, Need Your DoughAlso in crowd-funding: Giant Donut looking to open in the EV.
  23. Video Feed
    Snoop Dogg: Big Fan of Vegetables, WeedNote to farmers: Grow large crops and Snoop will get high with you.
  24. Mediavore
    Ten-Year-Old Chicken Farmer Runs ‘Afowl’ of the Law in N.J.; Bánh MìPlus: Rodale Institute sums up the importance of organic produce; and foraging, it turns out, has always been hip, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Nonprofits Struggle to Keep the Poor and Hungry Fed; Pregnant Beyonce CravesPlus: Bloggers change the face of food reviews; and Mediterranean cuisine is having a moment, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    University of Delaware Adds Ice Cream to the Curriculum; U.S. Corn Harvest IsPlus: BYOB rules go on the ballot in Ocean City, N.J.; and Vice President Joe Biden helps boost the popularity of pig intestines in Beijing, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. The Great Outdoors
    Summer Interns Hit the FarmToiling in the dirt is now an acceptable form of “professional development.”
  28. In the Magazine
    Nuela’s Ambitious, Exhaustive Menu; a Guide to New York’s UrbanPlus: Hardneck garlic is in season.
  29. Mediavore
    Wine Kiosks Are Coming to Philly This Fall; Jersey Peaches Arrive Sooner andPlus McDonald’s banks on beef-up beverage line for a better bottom line, and Chuck Schumer calls for crack down on malt beverages targeted at children all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    Weather Worries Farmers in PA and NJ; Living Close to Restaurants Makes PeoplePlus travelers are opting for culinary-themed vacations, and most locavore restaurants are hypocrites when it comes to wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Menus
    Supper Introduces Daily Harvest and Summer MenusThe new menus showcase farm-fresh ingredients.
  32. Farming
    Jose Garces Walks the Farm-to-Table WalkThe Iron Chef reportedly has no plans of leaving city life.
  33. Foodievents
    Find Out How to Turn a Pickup Truck Into a Farm TonightPlus, the Breslin and Co. grow rooftop farms.
  34. Trends
    Restaurants Must Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet About RabbitWhy hasn’t eating rabbit caught on? Plus, a visit to a rabbit farm.
  35. City Harvests
    Where to Become an Organic Urban FarmerSilver Lake Farms offers affordable, comprehensive classes for home gardeners.
  36. The Amish
    Plain and Fancy FarmingAn Amish farmer’s retro approach is highly successful
  37. Mediavore
    Politicians Visit Local Farms; Taco Bell Makes Up With FiddyPlus: China executes two men over contaminated milk, and the health benefits of vitamin A, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Trends
    Is Farming the New ‘It’ Profession?Butchering isn’t the only food-industry profession that’s gotten sexier.
  39. Health Concerns
    Out With The Old…
  40. Fact-checking
    Is Slate’s Takedown of Free-Range Pork Just a Bunch of Hogwash?A new Slate article about pig cruelty raises some serious concerns. About accuracy, that is.
  41. NewsFeed
    Keith McNally Knows How to SummerOh, you didn’t get invited to his Vineyard pig roast?