Stories by Will Flannigan

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Farm and Dairy

Thursday, November 21, 2013

It’s that time of year again: the time that we acknowledge all of the things we’re thankful for.

Brooklyn Farmer: New York’s urban farming scene is growing roots

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Brookyln Farmer is a short film documenting the months of effort by Brooklyn Grange, a rooftop farming company, to turn an empty rooftop in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard into a functional, and profitable, 2.5 acre rooftop farm. The new project has been called “the largest rooftop urban farm in the world.” Whether or not that’s the case, the farm project feels like a massive undertaking.

Bitcoin: Coming to a farmers market near you?

Friday, November 15, 2013

Is Bitcoin coming to a farmers market near you? Some markets are already accepting the digital currency.

Bacon deodorant, farm music videos and tipsy turkeys

Friday, November 8, 2013

Would you use bacon-scented deodorant? What about feeding a turkey beer? Here’s this week’s Casual Friday.

What does Katy Perry have to do with agriculture?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pop star Katy Perry has found herself in an awkward situation stemming from the release of her new album, Prism — which has been named a ‘bio-security concern.”

Money on the farm: Useful software for farmers

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Whether you’re a farmer, a ranchers or another kind of small business owner, you need software to help untangle your finances. Here’s a software suggestions to help get the ball rolling.

British graffiti artist Banksy takes on meat industry

Friday, November 1, 2013

Banksy’s moving art installation, “Sirens of the Lambs,” toured the city. The fake slaughterhouse truck was filled with stuffed animals.

The best movies about farmers

Friday, November 1, 2013

Though movies don’t often feature farmers or farms, agriculture has had some nods from Hollywood in the past. Some of the movies that are farm-centric may not be the gigantic and special effects-motivated summer blockbuster like The Dark Knight or Marvel’s: The Avengers, but they’re good entertainment.

Farming cockroaches? Little bugs could become big business

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

China’s cockroach industry is booming, but the country’s affinity for the insect is spreading worldwide.

Detroit urban agriculture project gets approval

Monday, October 28, 2013

A new urban farming and revitalization project in Detroit may be the largest urban farming project in the United States.

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About Will

Will Flannigan is Farm and Dairy's online editor. He grew up in Salem, Ohio, and is new to the agricultural scene. Will enjoys hiking, community theater and learning new things.