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30 years ago, fellow farmers told Jim Cochran, founder of Swanton Berry Farm, he'd never be able to grow strawberries on a commercial scale without pesticides. After all, no one had ever managed to run such a large berry business using all...

 

The trailer for the new film WILDbased on author Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest...

The Preserve, Connecticut

Locals know this leafy wonderland as simply, “The Preserve”—but that’s a bit of a misnomer. In fact, the thousand-acre property is the largest piece of unprotected coastal forest between Boston and New York, the subject of hotly contested development proposals for more than 15 years.

So...

Family vacation

We are now in the middle of summer, which for many parents often means packing up the car, the kids, and hitting the road to visit favorite haunts or explore new places.

I remember summer trips when I was growing up, traveling across the west in the family car, visiting Yellowstone and...

Erik Weihenmayer’s adventures have taken him from Himalayan peaks to Antarctic ice: he’s the only blind climber to summit the highest mountain on every continent. But even though he's traveled the world, Erik knows that the wild spaces that matter most...

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