Bridget Shirvell, Author at Modern Farmer
How to Map the Sounds in Your Garden (And Why You Should)

Sound mapping can help you unplug and connect with the natural world.

Bridget Shirvell
August 1, 2022
The Oyster Farmers Working to Address Aquaculture’s Big Plastics Problem

Innovative producers and researchers are turning to wood, cork, mushrooms and other materials in an... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
June 25, 2022
These Farmers and Ranchers Turn Trash Into Treasure

Conveyor belting, street sweeper brushes and other discarded materials are getting a second life on... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
May 23, 2022
How Do You Store Your Seeds?

Glass jars, photo storage boxes and old library card catalogs all make excellent seed storage... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
March 25, 2022
These Companies Will Do the Beekeeping For You

Maintaining a beehive can be tricky and time-consuming, but these companies make it easy—and enjoyable—to... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
March 16, 2022
How My Toddler Reminded Me of the Joys of Composting

It can sometimes be messy, but composting with kids helps introduce them to sustainable living—and... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 12, 2021
The Rise of At-Home Hydroponic Gardens

With intelligent indoor gardening systems, you can now grow leafy greens, vegetables, herbs and fruits... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 11, 2021
How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

Hint: They’re upcycling food scraps.

Bridget Shirvell
June 17, 2019
Mystic Cheese: Modular shipping containers are being repurposed for food production.

The so-called “cheese pods” that have helped the Mystic Cheese Co. grow are actually upcycled... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 23, 2018
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