Bridget Shirvell, Author at Modern Farmer
Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 25, 2022
Changing Tastes Fuel a Buckwheat Revival

Thanks to the growing demand for gluten-free foods and interest in alternative flours, buckwheat is... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 21, 2022
Could Edible Cactus Be the Next Big Specialty Crop?

Often treated as a weed, prickly pear cactus has a ton of potential. But first,... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
October 17, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Helping Immigrant Farmers Sell Their Produce

In Rhode Island, Jake Stanton works to help immigrant farmers market and grow their produce... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 25, 2022
New Farm-to-School Food Program Debuts in Maine Schools

Can the state serve as an example to other states looking to promote and provide... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 1, 2022
Meet the Urban Farmer Determined to Teach Others About Edible Landscapes

Matthew Geldin wants to help you turn your lawn into a bountiful garden.

Bridget Shirvell
August 19, 2022
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
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