Agriculture & Food

Ignoring the street for 30 years, this ’80s building will soon...

It's a common refrain that buildings today aren't built to last. Compared to the sturdy masonry of the 19th century of the hulking concrete...

Wendell Berry to receive lifetime achievement award from National Book Critics...

Renowned Kentucky farmer-author-poet-philosopher Wendell Berry will receive the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement award from the National Book Critics Circle, the organization has announced. "Now 81...

This flower garden blooming on a once-vacant lot could usher in...

A year ago, the Metro Louisville launched "Lots of Possibility," a competition asking engaged citizens with an eye for redevelopment to re-imagine vacant lots around the...

Since 1960, average weight of men and women in the U.S....

From 1960 to 2000, the average weight of adult men and women in the United States rose 17.6 percent and 18.5 percent, respectively—so much...
Field Day Farms at the Bardstown Road Farmers Market. (Todd Mundt / Flickr)

Study: Most Americans could be fed by food grown and raised...

Most areas of the United States could feed between 80 to 100 percent of the local population with food grown or raised within 50...

Louisville’s planned Waterfront Botanical Gardens takes a step forward with land...

The remains of the Point, a riverfront neighborhood that disappeared after the 1937 flood, lies buried beneath some 20 feet of soil at the old Ohio...

ReSurfaced is coming back with a splash of bourbon. But what...

It's been seven months since Louisville's biggest Tactical Urbanism experiment, Resurfaced on Main, shut its doors. By all accounts, the effort to reclaim a vacant...

Logging industry struggling to provide enough wood for barrels for booming...

A boom in the bourbon industry is good news for Kentucky—the state produces 95 percent of the world's bourbon—but has spelled trouble for the...

Rural areas trail urban ones in health, education, and living standards,...

A study by Measure of America called Geographies of Opportunity ranks how residents of the nation's 436 congressional districts fare in health, access to...