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  • Will an apple a day keep the food desert away?

    Will an apple a day keep the food desert away?

    Reinventing the Garden of Eden in the Emerald City.

  • The fignificent fig man

    The fignificent fig man

    Lloyd Kreitzer’s journey as New Mexico’s premier fig grower.

  • Love and tomatoes -- a natural combination

    Love and tomatoes -- a natural combination

    Diamonds aren't always a girl's best friend; sometimes a fresh, ripe, local tomato is.

  • Out in the cold

    When Julene Bair sold the family farm, she severed her lifelong connections with a sense of place and her own childhood.

  • Field Day

    In some Western states, including Colorado, prison inmates are taking the place of immigrant farmworkers.

  • Left in the lurch

    Left in the lurch

    The recent expiration of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act has left western Oregon counties without funds.

  • Climate cash-in

    Western farmers and ranchers using progressive land-management techniques can make a few bucks from the new carbon market – but some critics say it won’t lead to any real reduction in carbon emissions.

  • The ugly economy of killing wildlife

    Lisa Upson and Wendy Keefover-Ring believe that Wildlife Services’ predator control program is ugly, ineffective, inhumane and indiscriminate.

  • Coffee with the ladies

    Rancher Mary Flitner visits with some female bovine friends before going off to have coffee with the human ladies of Shell, Wyo.

  • Predator control looks a lot different on the ground

    Bonnie Kline says Wildlife Services, the federal agency in charge of predator control, helps keep rural economies alive.

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