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Last Exit Magazine « #2 Farm/Land



Courtesy of the NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library.

The Treasure Map Of Manhattan

The 1820 Randel Farm Map was less about mapping farms than carving a welcoming grid for the skyscrapers that would replace them.

Door County, Wisconsin, 2007.

Wine-Hunting In Beer Country

A sipping trip through Door County, a hub of Wisconsin’s newly resurgent wine industry.

A Growing Movement

At Threshold Farm in New York’s Hudson Valley, biodynamics’ old wisdom feeds a very modern hunger for a better way to eat.

5 Questions

Sasha Wizansky and Amy Standen

Sasha Wizansky and Amy Standen are two Bay Area ex-vegetarians who recently started a quarterly journal about meat called Meatpaper. We talked with them about meat as art, metaphor, adventure and why it doesn’t matter that Standen recently returned to her tofu-eating ways. (Photo by Julio Duffoo)

A Little Human Touch

Artists Jason Rhoades and Walter De Maria wrestle with certain displaced agrarian urges in two installation sculptures.

In Praise Of Nowhere

Breaking away from the American sprawl.

5 Questions

Aaron Woolf

Filmmaker Aaron Woolf was so inspired by the ideas he unearthed while making his anti-agricultural subsidies documentary, King Corn, that he just opened a locally stocked grocery in Williamsburg to put them in action. We sat down with him in the cavernous Urban Rustic to hear about how the new farm bill isn’t all bad and why grocers are sexy.