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Bringing in the Beans

Harvest on an American family farm

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Plowing the Field

From How to Grow Old, by Marcus Tullius Cicero. The work was written in 44 b.c. and was published in a new edition this month by Princeton University Press. Translated…

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Rebellion in The Corn Belt

The picketing had not been stopped when we arrived in Sioux City. We had come through Indiana and Illinois into Iowa. In two days we had not passed through wild…

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The Quinoa Quarrel

Who owns the world’s greatest superfood?

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Dan Halpern’s “Citizen Walmart” (2012)

The retail giant’s unlikely romance with small farmers

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America by the Yard

From Baghdad to the Menard County Fair

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Broken Heartland

The looming collapse of agriculture on the Great Plains

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The food bubble

How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it

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