Bitter Melon

READ: "Linux for Lettuce" included in Best American Science & Nature Writing 2015.

READ: Braving uncharted northern Australia in search of wild relatives of rice, in California Sunday Magazine.

READ: "The Quinoa Quarrel" wins James Beard Foundation Journalism Award for Food Politics, Policy and the Environment.

LISTEN: LMH on The Splendid Table, "Who Owns Quinoa?"

WATCH: "Fresh Rice" performance at FERN Eats & Talks.

LOOK: Photo essay on quinoa and identity in Bolivia at Harper's.

READ: Open-source seed and "Linux for Lettuce" at Virginia Quarterly Review.

LOOK: "The Quinoa Quarrel" at Harper's.

LISTEN: LMH and Real Rural on Forum with Michael Krasny, and the California Report.

LOOK: "Real Rural," a multimedia portrait of rural California that tells stories from throughout the state.

READ: Op-ed in San Francisco Chronicle: rural California should not be dismissed, ignored or forgotten.

READ: Combatting climate change on a South Dakota cattle ranch, at The Atlantic.

READ: Series at The Atlantic about North Dakota's Devils Lake and a flood that has lasted two decades--and counting.

READ: LMH is chosen as an Alicia Patterson Foundation journalism fellow, for work on the project "The Uncertain Future of American Agriculture."

LISTEN: Edible Radio, in conversation with Georgia rancher Will Harris.

LOOK: Article on ag, water and community in California's Central Valley, in the latest McSweeney's (see a PDF here).

WATCH: Roundup of the panel discussion "The Changing Role of American Farmers," with Lisa M. Hamilton, Verlyn Klinkenborg, Fred Kirschenmann, and Mary-Howell Martens; video by "King Corn" filmmaker Curt Ellis.

READ: Review of Wendell Berry's latest, at the San Francisco Chronicle.

READ: Op-ed about the dairy farm crisis at the Christian Science Monitor.

READ: "Let Them Eat Meat" at Audubon Magazine.