Frank Giustra, Author at Modern Farmer

To Be Frank.

The Great Tomato Debate

As the saying goes, “Never discuss politics or religion in polite company.” I think it’s... (more)

Frank Giustra
September 22, 2020
Why Do French and Italian Tomatoes Taste So Damn Good?

The main reason I love to travel to France and Italy is for food, specifically... (more)

Frank Giustra
September 4, 2020
My Vegan Experiment

I always used to picture vegans as frail, pasty people who wore flowers in their... (more)

Frank Giustra
July 27, 2020
Quarantine Recipes: West African Chicken Curry

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying... (more)

Frank Giustra
June 24, 2020
Climate, Conflict and Crisis

By now, most of us are keenly aware that climate change presents an existential threat... (more)

Frank Giustra
May 8, 2020
Feeding the Vulnerable in a Time of Pandemic

In the book, Sapiens, historian Yuval Noah Harari says the secret to humans’ survival as... (more)

Frank Giustra
April 15, 2020
How Peanuts Can Alleviate Poverty

CORPORANT, Haiti— It’s a sad fact that in many poor communities around the world, going... (more)

Frank Giustra
March 14, 2020
A New Approach to Reforestation in Haiti

MIREBALAIS, Haiti— Things were just starting to turn around for the better in Haiti when... (more)

Frank Giustra
March 11, 2020
Helping Salvadoran Farmers Through Social Enterprise

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador— It’s an almost perverse reality that more than 80 percent of... (more)

Frank Giustra
March 10, 2020