Bangladesh’s Floating Farms Resist Climate Change

In southwestern Bangladesh, farmers are turning to the 200-year-old practice of growing produce on floating rafts as a response to rising sea levels. Bangladesh’s flooding season used to last for around five months which created the necessity for floating farms. Now, however, the land is underwater for eight to 10 months, forcing farmers to revitalize the ancient technique to secure food. To do so, they …

A Culinary Retreat at Lake House in Daylesford, Victoria

This rural escape outside Melbourne focuses on paddock-to-plate dining that celebrates its lush, bucolic surroundings

A 90-minute drive from Melbourne, Daylesford—located on the traditional lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung people—has been a spa town since the 1880s and in the 1970s became popular with the LGBTQ+ community, propelling its current status as the “gay capital” of countryside Victoria. Between the lush environment, mineral springs, farm-to-table eateries, galleries, gastropubs, design and antique stores, weekend markets and more, there’s plenty of …

Fig Jam

Produced at one of the last remaining farms in Huntington, Long Island—Kerber’s Farm—this fig jam is sweet yet not cloying. Using California figs, the jam’s brightness is owed to the addition of balsamic vinegar and it’s given warmth and depth through the addition of vanilla extract, spice and light brown sugar.