Alex Robinson, Author at Modern Farmer
Turning Pine Cones Into Cocktails

When Jon Shaw started to focus on selling his produce to restaurants, he realized that... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 17, 2019
Study Suggests Farmers Could Grow Crops on Mars

If humans successfully colonize Mars, farmers will play a vital role in feeding those who... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 15, 2019
Is Eating Red Meat Bad for You? A Controversial New Study Says...

For years, the consensus among nutritional experts has been that reducing the amount of red... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 2, 2019
Q&A: Matty Matheson

Matty Matheson is ready for a moment of triumph. The Canadian chef’s new cooking show,... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 30, 2019
Some of America’s Maple Syrup Production Could Dry Up by 2100

The effects of climate change are nothing new for maple syrup farmers like Larry Yoder.... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 26, 2019
What Would It Take to Feed One Million People on Mars?

While Elon Musk’s engineers are figuring out how we’re all going to get to Mars,... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 25, 2019
How a No-Deal Brexit Could Impact the UK’s Food Supply

As the UK inches closer to crashing out of the European Union without a divorce... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 23, 2019
‘Fantastic Fungi’ Shows What’s Invisible to the Naked Eye

Fungi are so much more than food. They convert sugar into alcohol, cure diseases and... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 19, 2019
China to Suspend Additional Tariffs on Pork, Soybeans

China will lift additional tariffs on some American agricultural products in an apparent thawing of... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 16, 2019
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