Fascinating look at how America uses its land

Bloomberg has an interactive report that shows how America uses its land for different purposes. I was surprised by how much land is dedicated to livestock pasture: 41%. Also the 100 largest landowning families own land equal to the size of Florida. Read the rest

Guy makes good money farming in other people's yards

Justin Rhodes profiles an urban market gardener who leases other people's residential yards for planting produce, which he harvests and sells up and down the east coast of the United States. He makes over $5,000 a month. Read the rest

What's in a square mile? Instagram account of aerial photos

The Jefferson Grid is a deeply compelling Instagram stream of aerial images depicting "everything that fits in a square mile." The name refers to Thomas Jefferson's efforts around a Public Land Survey System to divide US property along a grid structure. Read the rest