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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock.
  • The blood orange, one of winter's great fruits, with 12 recipes

    The blood orange, one of winter's great fruits, with 12 recipes
    Fruit expert David Karp loves to tell the story about a homeowner who was shocked several years ago to discover that she had a blood orange tree in her backyard. She called the cops because she was sure someone was trying to poison her. It’s...

    Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes

    Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes
    There are few vegetables that are as closely identified with Southern California’s sunny winters as fennel. In some areas, in fact, it’s almost impossible to avoid — you can even find it sprouting in sidewalk cracks. The hillsides in...

    Has the farmers market movement peaked?

    Has the farmers market movement peaked?
    Have farmers markets become too plentiful for their own good? That’s a question farmers and market managers have been asking for several years. And now there’s evidence that suggests it may be so. A new study by the Department of Agriculture...

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics
    Remember that case the federal Department of Labor pursued against a couple of Oregon blueberry growers, accusing them of underpaying their pickers? And the growers pushed back? Well, the feds settled with the growers earlier this week, finally copping to...