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Sarah Shemkus is a freelance reporter and editor who writes about business, technology, food and the places where they all meet. Her work as appeared in The Boston Globe, The Guardian, Slate, and other fine publications. Her passions include farmers markets, the ocean, data, sharp cheddar cheese, mystery novels, National Public Radio, punctuality, travel, and proper grammar. Follow Sarah on Twitter @shemkus.

Agrivoltaics: Solar Panels on Farms Could Be a Win-Win

Tomatoes growing under solar panels at the University of Massachusetts.

The Organic Food Industry Forges Its Own Path to Expand Growth

hand reaching for organic produce at the supermarket

A Pioneering Massachusetts Program Helps Low-Income Residents Eat Healthier and Supports Local Farmers

farmers market shopping

The Grazing Expert Helping Farmers Build Resilient Ecosystems

Sarah Flack. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Flack)

Activists Take the Fight for Fair Food to Shareholder Meetings

shareholder activism meeting

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Serves Up Cooking Skills with Less Food Waste

food waste cooking class

Organic Checkoff Program Advances

organic checkoff

Invasive Lionfish Coming to a Menu Near You

lionfish in water

A Second Chance in the Kitchen

Trainee Cooks with Chef at the New England Center for Arts and Technology

Can Large, Corporate Urban Farms Grow ‘Local Food’?

BrightFarms Interior - Salad Greens in Greenhouse