Spreading the Seed of Permaculture from Timor-Leste to the Tropical World

More than a decade of permaculture implementation in Timor-Leste is leading to a unique guidebook […]


Perennial Rice: In Search of a Greener, Hardier Staple Crop

Scientists have long sought to create a perennial rice that would avoid the damage to […]


The Trees That Miss The Mammoths

Trees that once depended on animals like the wooly mammoth for survival have managed to […]


Iowa researchers hoping to find new crop in potato bean

By Julie Ferrell Staff Writer jferrell@amestrib.com   Two Iowa State University researchers are studying an […]

Iowa State University researchers Steven and Ethy Cannon show Apios americana, the potato bean plants they are researching at a community garden on 13th Street and Ridgewood Avenue in Ames. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

How to create a woodland where everything is edible

Forest gardening is an ancient system with modern relevance, based on planting fruit, herbs and […]


Agriculture needs to take a few steps back, forget modern styles

By Courtney White ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s easy to forget that, once upon a time, all […]