agriculture

A Good Life / Subsistence

Two poems with accompanying artwork by Linnea Ryshke, extracts from Kindling (Lantern Publishing and Media, September 2021).

Digging in this Dirt

With his wife Kerstin, Josh Mabie co-owns Pied Beauty Farm, a no-spray orchard, flower farm, and apiary just outside of Stoughton, Wisconsin.

Beans

A new personal essay by gardener-writer Mandy Goddard, making connections between farming, protest, and the beautiful ‘yin yang’ bean.

Residency Reflections

Artist Rosa Farber, who currently lives and works at Laines Organic Farm, looks back at her online residency with The Learned Pig.

Lessons from Seed

A personal essay by seed researcher and baker Col Gordon on the complex relationships between plants, people and place.

Resistance Baking

“Bread-making as a form of activism” – a wide-ranging interview with Marisol Malatesta, baker, artist and teacher.

Seeds

A Q&A with No Stone Theatre Director Nicolas Pitt about his production Seeds, following the story of Nikolai Vavilov.

re:rural

Anna Souter visist Haarlem Artspace to review re:rural, a project taking place both digitally and at the organisation’s home in the Derbyshire Dales.

Apple Path

Apples, animals, and old farm folklore: documentation from a decomposing land art intervention by artist Juliet Duckworth.

Artist-in-Residence: Rosa Farber

Welcome to The Learned Pig’s inaugural artist residency! This residency is in part the result of ongoing discussions among our editorial team. We’ve been trying to think through ways to…