Jessica Ilyse Smith

Recent Stories

Menagerie on Ice

A farm in Newport, Rhode Island called the SVF foundation protects rare and heritage farm animals from extinction by freezing embryos from each breed.

Judging Biotech Seeds

The Supreme Court hears arguments to determine whether environmental impact statements should be required before planting genetically engineered plants.


Truck farm

Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, the filmmakers behind the documentary, 'King Corn,' are at it again. This time they've planted rows of vegetables in the back of a Dodge pickup to show that food can be grown just about anywhere. On Living on Earth.

Truck Farm

Gardens can be grown virtually anywhere, and two of New York City's most creative farmers are proving it ?growing vegetables out of the back of a 1986 Dodge pickup truck.