Brian Barth, Author at Modern Farmer
5 Fun and Healthy Holiday Party Platters

At Modern Farmer, we like to have fun with our food. This is why we... (more)

Brian Barth
December 16, 2019
5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

Some folks use artificial Christmas trees because they can’t be bothered to deal with a... (more)

Brian Barth
December 16, 2019
Bovine Virtual Reality, Farm-to-Plane Follies and More: Your December Food News Round-Up

Humans are always trying to do better, get healthier, be more efficient. But sometimes our... (more)

Brian Barth
December 6, 2019
Are Turkeys the New Backyard Chickens?

There are two types of people at Thanksgiving: those for whom eating turkey does not... (more)

Brian Barth
November 25, 2019
Enter the World of Chicha

If you’ve been to Peru, you probably know about chicha—it’s as prevalent as Guinness in... (more)

Brian Barth
November 25, 2019
Foie Gras, Failed Food Computers, and More: Your November Food News Round-Up

Winemakers, dairy farmers, French chefs, Eastern European oligarchs and hydroponic farming aficionados have all had... (more)

Brian Barth
November 18, 2019
Four Offseason Gardening Projects to Get You Ahead for Next Year

Late fall, after the last crops have been harvested, is a time to rest and... (more)

Brian Barth
November 18, 2019
The Elusive Goal of No-Till Organic

Tilling is as synonymous with farming and gardening as compost and muddy boots. It’s used... (more)

Brian Barth
October 28, 2019
How to Force Bulbs

Fall finds garden centers hawking bulbs for tulips, daffodils and other spring bloomers. You can... (more)

Brian Barth
October 27, 2019
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