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NASA-affiliated researcher Richard Barker discusses his astrobotany experiments with the International Space Station.

Join the Wisconsin Academy at the table for coursed conversation inside the James Watrous Gallery to learn from experts, artis

Ken Seguine and Jay Gilbertson of Hay River Farm have been producing artisanal pumpkin seed oil since 2005.

Wisconsin farms are making artisanal cold-pressed oils for cooking and health.

Learn how we can grow crops in outer space with Richard Barker, a UW-Madison researcher investigating plant responses to spaceflight.

Craig Blietz, Lupulus (detail)

Solo exhibitions by Craig Blietz (Sister Bay) and S.V. Medaris (Mount Horeb).

As a part of our "Drawdown in Wisconsin" Environmental Breakfast Series, Diane Mayerfeld of UW-Extension discusses regenerative agriculture.

Readers of Wisconsin People & Ideas need no elaborate introduction to writer/photographer/philosopher Richard Quinney, whose “Elegy for a Family Farm” was featured in the Winter 2018 issue.

The town of Warrens in Monroe County, where these cranberries are being harvested, is the epicenter of cranberry production in Wisconsin. Every year the town celebrates the fall harvest with the Warrens Cranberry Festival, the largest cranberry-related arts and crafts festival in the United States. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.

Everything you wanted to know and more about Wisconsin's state fruit: Vaccinium macrocarpon, better known as the large-fruited cranberry.

Richard Quinney at his family farm near Elkhorn, 2017. Photo by TJ Lambert/Stages Photography

For some people, there is only one story that carries them through an entire lifetime.

Michael Bell and Sarah Lloyd explore fair labor systems for an increasingly diverse farm workforce.

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