Courtesy of Blue Heron Farm By the time the snow started falling over their Texas farm a few weeks ago, Lisa and Christian Seger knew what to do. Running a small farm outside of Houston for over a decade is a lesson in disaster preparedness. Usually it’s a hurricane, flood, […]

Romanticizing life connected to the land has complicated implications, but it’s starting to shape what we see as aspirational. In the early twenty-teens, Jenny Ong fell into the fashion influencer dream. She started outfit-blogging under the moniker Neon Blush as a hobby while preparing for grad school. The photos she […]

By Aditi Shah, Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital – a move essential to kickstarting his business. FILE PHOTO: […]

(Repeats Nov 29 story with no changes in text) * India GDP contracted 7.5% in July-Sept vs 23.9% in Apr-June * Small businesses contributed 35%-40% recovery in hotel bookings * Carmaker Maruti Suzuki’s rural sales up 10% in July-Sept * Strong farm income drives up demand for tractors By Aditi […]

CLOSE Richland SWCD salutes local farmers Randy and Eileen Eisenhauer, owners of Eisenhauer Family Farm, have been honored as Richland SWCD Cooperator of the Year. (Photo: Submitted) MANSFIELD – Randy and Eileen Eisenhauer of the Eisenhauer Family Farm were recognized as Cooperator of the Year at the Richland Soil and Water Conservation […]

The coronavirus pandemic has brought hard times for many farmers and has imperiled food security for many millions both in the cities and the countryside. United Nations experts are holding an online conference beginning Tuesday to brainstorm ways to help alleviate hunger and prevent the problems from worsening in the […]