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May 05, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic Modern Farmer is launching the Million Gardens Movement—a national effort to encourage and support the planting of one million new gardens, whether it’s on a windowsill or in your backyard. As we all struggle with social isolation, disrupted supply chains, and economic hardship, simply growing a tomato can be […]

Jul 12, 2020

If you’re a new gardener who has only recently planted seeds, you’ll soon enough catch sight of tiny sprouts poking their way above the soil. This is a good sign that means your hard work as a plant mom or dad is paying off! At the same time, it’s important to make sure your seedlings […]

Jul 11, 2020

Simply working outside with your hands and watching the seeds you plant grow into food are some of the most rewarding things about farming. But having a firm grasp on the business and marketing side of your operations is vital. The most meticulous crop plan can go to waste if you don’t know how you’re […]

Jul 10, 2020

It isn’t just meatpacking plants that have been hotspots for COVID-19 to spread within the agricultural industry. In Washington state, reports Jesse Newman at the Wall Street Journal, apple and sweet cherry farms are struggling with COVID-19 in a number of ways. The local industry is facing problems establishing and maintaining safe operations, caring for […]

Meet the MLB Pitcher Who Gave Up Baseball to Farm

Months ago when the pandemic struck, Phillippe Aumont watched his world come to a screeching... (more)

Lindsay Campbell

Farm

How to Know When It’s Time to Harvest

If you’re one of the many people who decided to start a garden in the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 6, 2020
Year One: Start Small

When it comes to farming, it’s important to start small. There is a lot to... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 5, 2020
Year One

Before the pandemic hit, Modern Farmer spoke to farmers who had completed their first year... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 29, 2020
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Food & Lifestyle

New Indigenous Food Lab Looks to Mend a Broken System

Sean Sherman sees a lot of oppression when he thinks about the world that Indigenous... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 28, 2020
New Book Digs Into the Political History of Potatoes

You could cook a potato almost any way and chances are you won’t be disappointed... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 25, 2020
Quarantine Recipes: West African Chicken Curry

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying... (more)

Frank Giustra
June 24, 2020
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News

Lawmakers Demand More Transparency After the USDA’s Research Arm Moved to Kansas...

Ever since the USDA moved its research arm to Kansas City, lawmakers and scientists have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 3, 2020
Jay Cutler Hunts a Chicken Killer

Jay Cutler is a man of many occupations: Football player, farmer, and now chicken murder... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 2, 2020
Scientists Have Discovered How to Control Plants With Colored Lighting

The multi-hued assortment of lights illuminating nightclubs, injecting life into jumbotrons and topping off Christmas... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 2, 2020
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Year One: A Farm Can’t Survive Without Customers

Simply working outside with your hands and watching the seeds you plant grow into food... (more)

Meet the MLB Pitcher Who Gave Up Baseball to Farm

Months ago when the pandemic struck, Phillippe Aumont watched his world come to a screeching... (more)

Year One

Before the pandemic hit, Modern Farmer spoke to farmers who had completed their first year... (more)

Native American Farm Working to Keep Community Fed During Pandemic

In defiance of COVID-19’s crippling climate of uncertainty, Neely Snyder has stayed grounded by working... (more)

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