Bridget Shirvell, Author at Modern Farmer
Can Interactive Mapping Tools Guide Shellfish Restoration?

Over the 19th and 20th centuries, oyster populations worldwide have been decimated; at least 85... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
January 23, 2023
Meet The Modern Farmers Drumming Up Demand for Kelp

On his boat, surrounded by the Long Island Sound, checking kelp lines is Jonathan McGee’s... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
January 3, 2023
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
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