Experimental Farm Network’s Rare, Unique Produce Fights Climate Change

The first lettuce to be grown in space, scallions that survive subzero weather and more innovative food from this sustainable organization

While an array of grains, vegetables and fruits line grocery stores, farmers markets and health food stores, they are mainly alike, with a limit on their taste and quality. For one, these selections always adhere to conventionally popular produce—the same species of strawberries, avocados or lettuce, for example. While these selections can vary in quality with organic and natural options, in reality many of them …

Microgreens Grower Kit

Complete with soil, seeds and a tray, the Microgreens Grower kit comprises everything needed to start a mini indoor farm. Simply pour the soil to a one-inch thickness in the tray, sprinkle the microgreen seeds, water them thoroughly with a spray bottle and cover with the lid for the first three days. With watering daily, the seeds will begin to sprout and, after two weeks, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Empowering Black femme digital artists, prints benefitting the LGBTQIA+ Community, gardens under solar farms and more

black beyond Collective Defies the Erasure of Black Femmes in the Digital Art Space Led by NYC-based artists jazsalyn, Shameekia Shantel Johnson and Yvonne Mpwo, the digital art and research collective black beyond is cultivating a community of Black femmes in the art and design world. Their most recent virtual exhibition, _origins, showcases 12 Black digital artists who wield dystopian aesthetics, critical race theory and technology …