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Paul Files Legislation to Legalize Hemp Farming
Paul to Congress: Bring back the hemp!
"...industrial hemp. Paul’s House Resolution 1009, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2007, seeks to amend the 1970 Controlled..."

Feb. 14, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Good News on Urban Farming
"...Editor, For those fretting about the future of urban farming after the HausBar Farms conflict, I write to share..."

April 17, 2013 Postmarks

Schwarzenegger Terminates Hemp-Farming Hopes in California
Guv's hemp-farming bill veto a "letdown" for farmers
"...of California legislators to pass a bill legalizing industrial hemp-farming in the state, on Sept. 30 Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Eating Bugs Is the Future of Sustainable Farming?
Austin entomophagy advocates bring the crispy, crunchy taste of crickets to the masses
"...entomophagy – eating insects – is the future of farming might raise some eyebrows. But what if they're dried..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

Hemp-Farming Update
North Dakota Ag commissioner asks DEA to waive individual federal registration requirements for state's licensed hemp farmers
"...backdoor attempt to legalize marijuana and, alternately, that hemp farming would merely provide a good cover crop for outdoor..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Game Farming and Ranching in Central Texas

Nov. 16, 2001 Food Feature by MM Pack

Reefer Madness
Hemp Farming Battle Update
"...one step closer to approving and issuing its first-ever hemp-farming license. The announcement followed state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Column by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: 'Let's Embarrass Ron Paul'
Libertarian/Republican presidential candidate discusses hemp farming and other 'crazy' ideas
"...Paul is a staunch supporter of legalized industrial hemp farming – it is an issue that should be decided..."

May 25, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
North Dakota could be first state to issue farmers licenses to grow industrial hemp; and Limbaugh off the hook
"...in 2003.) Nonetheless, there's been renewed interest in hemp farming; since the mid-Nineties, 14 states have passed laws calling..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Moneytree
"...a change, to see a movie that couples pot farming and questions of morality and doesn't come down on..."

March 6, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

God's Own Country
Love and lambing on the cruel, cold hills of England
"...hooves in a breech birth. The first moment of farming shown here is a dead calf, the fault of..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

American Meat
Throwing conventions aside and bringing the farmer back to the table
"...and debt are commonplace in the world of factory farming. In the land of Tyson, Perdue, and Pilgrim’s Pride,..."

Feb. 17, 2013 Food Post by Anna Toon

Reefer Madness
North Dakota ag commissioner still waiting to hear from feds on whether they'll waive individual federal registration for qualified farmers who gain state approval to farm hemp; and hemp revolution seeds germinating in South Carolina
"...and on Feb. 6 issued the nation's first-ever hemp farming licenses to two farmers there, at least one of..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
'Hemp for Farming' and Acronym Antics
"...state's farmers, the broader movement to restore industrial cannabis farming to the American agricultural economy continues to barrel forward...."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Column by Jordan Smith

Elgin Agrarian Community Promises Co-op Living on the Blackland Prairie
“It’s like an urban twist on traditional farming.”
"..."It's like an urban twist on traditional farming for Elgin," Garretson says. "It will appear as a..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Communication Breakdown
Does the closure of HausBar Farms spell trouble for the urban farming movement?
"...Elaine Martin in order to focus her attention on farming. She and Hausmann have now revitalized almost two acres..."

April 12, 2013 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Court Says No to Hemp
After years of legal wrangling, appeals court rules against North Dakota farmers
"...Administration and, by default, the ban on U.S. hemp farming...."

Dec. 23, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Legalize Hemp Now
Federal lawmakers will again file hemp legalization bill
"...is finally right for Congress to reauthorize industrial hemp farming?..."

March 14, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
If the DEA has its way, hemp-farming will go to seed
"...patterned after a successful Canadian law that reauthorized hemp farming there in 1997 – requiring farmers to pass a..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Bitter Harvest
In 1930s Ukraine, young lovers fight Stalin and forced starvation
"...Set in a picturesque peasant farming community just outside of Kiev, Bitter Harvest sets up..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Divergent
Yet another dystopic YA book series gets translated to film – and one that resembles thebestseller: engrossing yet flimsy.
"...poor, Erudite advances technology and science, Amity does the farming, and Candor supplies the judicators. At age 16, teenagers..."

March 21, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sweetgrass
This documentary about sheep herding in Montana captures a way of life that has become extinct.
"...a straightforward immersion in the day-to-day work of sheep farming and herding. The film loosely charts the seasons from..."

June 18, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Billy: The Early Years of Billy Graham
A Depression-era biopic about the formative years of the influential Christian evangelist Billy Graham.
"...his career path and broke away from the family dairy-farming business. Teen heartthrob Benson directs...."

Oct. 10, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Humboldt County
This fine ensemble piece – thoughtful and cheering, even giddy in stabs – presents a seriocomic, sympathetic portrait of a pot-growing family operating along the coast of Northern California.
"...cast adrift, aloft, and ultimately alive by an extended, cannabis-farming family led by genre stalwart Dourif and Six Feet..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Man Named Pearl
A self-taught topiary artist in South Carolina is profiled in this amiable but unadventurous documentary.
"...tiny city of Bishopville, population 4,000. Bishopville, with a farming economy on the wane and a main street peppered..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Honeydripper
John Sayles’ new drama is about life in a destitute African-American cotton-farming town in Jim Crow-era Alabama and the music that gave the region its mythology.
"...Sayles’ new drama about life in a destitute African-American cotton-farming town in Jim Crow-era Alabama and the music that..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

King Corn
The film’s light hand, appealing style, and simple exposition make it an eminently watchable inquiry into the politics of food, public health, and the reasons why corn has become an ingredient in virtually everything we eat.
"...Ellis and Cheney go to learn about corn by farming a 1-acre plot of it. (They have a city-boy..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

California Lawmakers Pushing for Legal Hemp
"...second attempt in as many years to legalize hemp farming. The liberal-conservative odd couple of Assembly Members Mark Leno,..."

April 4, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

More Madness from the Mouth of ONDCP Flack Tom Riley
Sounds like ONDCP spokesman Tom Riley's been smokin' the whacky weed....
"...Minneapolis Star Tribune with his comments about industrial hemp farming. In that article, Riley said this: “You have legitimate..."

Feb. 8, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

To Be and to Have
In this documentary, a one-room schoolhouse in France is a microcosm of the teaching universe.
"...in the life of a one-room schoolhouse in the farming village of Auvergne, France, does look a lot like..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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