It is Friday. Here is some reading and other tidbits for your weekend, if you are so inclined.
High Plains Farmers Race to Save the Ogallala Aquifer
By restoring soils and grasslands, farmers in the Texas Panhandle are conserving the last water beneath their feet.
What If We Called It the ‘Flax Age’ Instead of the ‘Iron Age’?
Rituals of Childhood
“The United States has chosen, and continues to choose, to enact ritual compliance to an ideal of freedom in a way that results in a steady flow of blood sacrifice. T”
What if All That Flying Is Good for the Planet?
Open Mike: Sharp Is Another Way Photographs Can Be
Planting Native Prairie Could Be a Secret Weapon for Farmers
In Iowa, researchers and farmers are discovering that planting strips of native prairie amidst farmland benefits soil, water, biodiversity, and more.
Meet the scientist who’s been counting California butterflies for 47 years and has no plans to stop
The Survivors of the Woolsey Fire One Year Later
How Natural Wine Became a Symbol of Virtuous Consumption
The Instant Pot Understands The History Of Women’s Labor In The Kitchen