Brian Barth, Author at Modern Farmer
Trump Caves to Farmers, Hemp Hauling and More: Your October Food News...

Has the Trump administration finally pushed farmers too far? Two significant developments this month signal... (more)

Brian Barth
October 15, 2019
‘Self-Feeding’ Corn Grows in Southern Appalachia

In 2003, Mike Fortune left a budding career as a stockbroker and moved to Asheville... (more)

Brian Barth
October 14, 2019
The Funniest Farm Videos on the Internet

There are a lot of funny farm videos out there that aren’t very funny. But... (more)

Brian Barth
October 1, 2019
The Corniest, Cheesiest Food and Farm Jokes on the Internet

The World Wide Web offers a wide world of wittiness, from eye roll-inducing dad jokes... (more)

Brian Barth
September 17, 2019
Does Certified Organic Mean What We Think It Does?

There’s something of a civil war brewing in the organic movement. On one side are... (more)

Brian Barth
September 16, 2019
The Modern Farmer Guide to Food-Centric Film Festivals

Autumn brings both cool weather and a deluge of film festivals, from tiny indie events... (more)

Brian Barth
September 14, 2019
Organic Nazis and Pumpkin Spice Spam: Your September Food News Round-Up

The end of summer has brought a few surprising developments in the food and farm... (more)

Brian Barth
September 12, 2019
Fires in the Amazon: What’s Agriculture Got to Do with It?

The latest climate crisis has turned the collective environmentalist gaze toward the Amazon, where thousands... (more)

Brian Barth
September 9, 2019
A Conversation with Rachael Garrett: Is the Solution to Deforestation in the...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has drawn the ire of environmentalists for relaxing environmental regulations that... (more)

Brian Barth
September 8, 2019
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