Bringing Back Dry Farming

Does the term ‘dry farming’ sound counterintuitive to you? Farming requires water, right? Preferably lots of it, irrigating deeply to ensure that plants have enough water to yield rich, healthy produce. In states like California, a huge percentage of annual water usage is accounted for by the agriculture industry, which goes through a formidable amount of water […]

In Other News, Big Ag Lies

Local food is hitting the headlines. More and more regions are starting local food initiatives and thinking about food independence and ways to feed people within regional foodsheds, focusing their efforts on community-building and creating sustainable local agriculture that is also ideally affordable as well. Big ag in turn is lashing back, because of course […]