posts tagged ‘farming

A team of developers in Switzerland has created a new kind of wool that reduces slaughterhouse waste by using leftover animal materials from meat manufacturers.

As outlined in our 10 Trends for 2014, the mobile device is becoming a gateway to opportunity, helping consumers in emerging markets improve their lives by providing access to financial services, education, health care and more. While researching this trend, we spoke to Chris Locke, then-managing director of Mobile for Development, a division of the […]

Read our roundups in magazine form on Flipboard, via the iOS and Android app or online; click here to find our magazine collection. -An FT special report takes a look at The World in 2014, from economics and politics to health care and architecture. -In line with Mindful Living, one of our 10 Trends for […]

July 2, 2013

Farm lit

Posted by: in Things To Watch

As literary movements go, “chick lit” proved fairly durable, spawning countless novels since its late-’90s heyday, most featuring young heroines braving the wilds of city life in search of careers and mates. Now a new crop of heroines are kicking off their Manolos and trading martinis for manure, spawning “farm lit,” as The Atlantic reports. […]


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