Karen Leibowitz, Author at Modern Farmer
Which Pig: Find Your Next Pig Thing

Our guide to finding the perfect porcine pal, whether for companionship or lardo.

Karen Leibowitz
March 10, 2014
Which Sheep: Find the Sheep of Your Dreams

With more than a thousand breeds to choose from, first-time sheep farmers must plan carefully,... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
December 9, 2013
Farmivore: Going Grass-Fed, Profits Be Damned

Grass-fed beef is environmentally friendly, fairly rare and neither the price nor the taste appeal... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
September 26, 2013
Delicata Squash: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butternut

Try delicata, an heirloom squash experiencing a dramatic revival thanks to the richer flavor and... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
September 26, 2013
Locals Only!

What does local mean, anyways? In this installment, the Farmivore looks at an extreme take... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
July 9, 2013
Farmivore: Ice Cream of the Crop

The Penny Ice Creamery in Santa Cruz jumps through crazy regulatory hoops to make their... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
June 6, 2013
The Farmivore: Cooking with Plankton

This is the first installment of a monthly column called The Farmivore, dedicated to the... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
May 2, 2013
Which Chicken Is Right For You?

Choosing the right breed of chicken is a lot like dating. Well, not really, but... (more)

Karen Leibowitz
April 3, 2013