It was a bad hair day, unbearably hot outside and just a rotten, no-good Tuesday. My precious loaves came out of the oven squat and shriveled—like large, nut-brown prunes. Not that they ...
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“You get to dig . . . with a fork!” With this simple, enthusiastic declaration, six-year-old Adeline Merritt shares a favorite part of her morning’s effort with the Kids R Farmers ...
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By Katie Fullerton I used to eat sugar snap peas by the pound, and truckloads of celery—stalk after stalk after stalk—any time of the year. These were healthy choices, but not really ...
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By Andrew W. Smiley A diagram of the body’s energy balance equation—what the National Institutes of Health defines as the system of receiving and expending energy—would resemble a ...
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By Mike Evans Photography by Max Elliott The Tuesday morning harvest is in and the temperature continues to rise, but in the shade of the oak trees, a group of teenagers barely notices. They stand ...
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By Vivian AlstonPhotography by Tamara Gallegos Dear Farm,Last night for dinner, I had some of the spinach I grew on you. It was amazing, and I just wanted to thank you. It was such a cold day when ...
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