The Pandemic Made This Maryland Man a Farmer Again

By the age of 12, Howard Kohn had made up his mind. He wasn’t going... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 6, 2021
Meet These Afro-Indigenous Farmers Who Want to Fund Food Through Hemp

A.yoni Jeffries wants to make sure the names of her ancestors live on a hundred... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 22, 2020
The Seed Saver’s Predicament

Over the years, Will Bonsall’s seed saving operation has been in flux. At one point,... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 27, 2020
Year One: You Don’t Have to Farm On Your Own

In Scott Chang-Fleeman’s first year of farming, he worked long grueling days by himself. He... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 26, 2020
Year One: ‘Without Optimism, You Can’t be a Farmer’

Meredith Elliott and her husband, Steven, spent the first six months on their farm in... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 18, 2020
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)

Alex Robinson
July 11, 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
This Wisconsin Economist Found Happiness Growing Mushrooms in His Basement

When Jerome Segura III leapt from the ivory tower of academia, he didn’t know what... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 7, 2019
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