Current State of Agricultural Education

Most weekday afternoons, Chandler Taylor-Henry, a sophomore at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, heads to the school’s football field, where he plants seedlings, harvests vegetables, and feeds the Wyandotte, Australorp, Araucana, and Rhode Island Red hens. A scoreboard and an old goalpost rise from a blueberry patch in one end zone. Turnips thrive near the […]

Meet the Modern Farmers

Many new farmers lease land instead of buying it. Few send rent checks to the government. Of another town. Helena and Matthew Sylvester’s organic produce outfit sits within the Sunol AgPark, created by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission 12 years ago to provide sustainable growers in the metropolitan area with affordable acreage. The end […]