By Rebecca PersonsPhotography by Pauline Stevens On Milagro Farm, just outside of Austin, farmers Kris and Amy Olsen’s two large chicken coops sit perpendicular to each other—one facing ...
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By Carol Ann Sayle I grew up playing in dirt. A truckload of authentic topsoil—richly dark with life—delivered to our Balcones Heights lot outside of San Antonio in the 1940s and ...
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by Elizabeth Winslow Last summer, my family and I set out to see for ourselves what and how America eats, in the only way to really get the whole story: by car. Along the way, we saw and learned ...
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Thirty-six years ago, Wendell Berry published The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture—exposing the cultural and ecological ravages of industrial agriculture and calling for a revival ...
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By Layne LynchPhotography by Jo Ann Santangelo Though it’s but an hour’s drive outside of Houston, the city of Waller bears no resemblance to the fourth-largest city in the nation. In ...
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By Meredith BethunePhotography by Jo Ann Santangelo A pickup truck carrying coolers full of eggs pulls up to a homeless shelter. The driver, Colby Smith, imagines the staff hollering, “Not ...
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By MM Pack   Photography by Justin Butts Even for a farm dog, Bando has a complicated job description and he takes his work seriously. He’s responsible for nightly patrols here at ...
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By Dorsey BargerPhotography by Jody Horton Life on HausBar Farms in East Austin is a marvelous, circular dance between vegetables and animals; a whirling waltz of eating and pooping, fertilizing, ...
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