Jessica Leigh Hester, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 2 of 3
Meet the Modern Farmers: Maria Farrugia, Orin Hardy and Made Gojing

With start-up capital, Orin Hardy leased two acres in Bali, which supply The Green School... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
August 10, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmer: Alicia Adams

Her luxurious alpaca wool scarves, throws, and baby booties retail at tony Manhattan stores like... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
August 7, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmer: Molly Myerson

An east coast-to-west coast transplant and quail farmer.

Jessica Leigh Hester
August 5, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmer: Joseph Fields

Joseph Fields is incredibly savvy about shifting trends, returning to an organic approach in 2008,... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
August 4, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmer: Emigdio Ballon

The Native Americans of the Tesuque Pueblo have farmed in the same New Mexico valley... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
July 16, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmers: Abra Berens and Jess Piskor

Jess Piskor met Abra Berens 10 years ago while they were serving bowls of matzo-ball... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
July 1, 2015
Meet the Modern Farmer: Julie Johnston

"We thought if we could make it farming here, we'd be living the dream.”

Jessica Leigh Hester
June 22, 2015
War Is Hell: The Fight to Beat Mosquitoes

How do we hate thee? Let us count the ways.

Jessica Leigh Hester
August 29, 2014
The Futuristic Farming at the 1939 World’s Fair

The 1939 World's Fair was a celebration of American innovation and ingenuity set atop 1,200... (more)

Jessica Leigh Hester
July 24, 2014