Karen Pinchin, Author at Modern Farmer
The Hidden Dangers of Lead in Urban Gardens

With the popularity of urban farming some environmental scientists say the problem of lead contamination... (more)

Karen Pinchin
July 28, 2014
When Hay Meets High Art

For Canadian artist Becka Viau, agriculture is a muse, and hay is art.

Karen Pinchin
April 14, 2014
The Case of the Drunken Pigs

What happens when pigs figure out how to get access to booze? Nothing pretty.

Karen Pinchin
March 12, 2014
Why Farmers and Knitters Are Fixated on Icelandic Sheep

There are many reasons why growing numbers - primarily farmers and knitters - are fixated... (more)

Karen Pinchin
December 13, 2013
Getting Canadian Farmers to Kick their Foreign Seed Addiction

Canadian farmers have long been dependent on imported seeds from Europe and the USA. The... (more)

Karen Pinchin
October 24, 2013
Does This Taste Funny To You? Teens Face Off in Competitive Dairy...

Right now, in hundreds of American high schools, teams of eager co-eds, in black and... (more)

Karen Pinchin
October 23, 2013
Turkey Wars: Farmers vs. Wild Turkeys

With blue heads, bright red wattles and spectacular tiers of bronze, black and beige feathers,... (more)

Karen Pinchin
June 24, 2013
Are Rabbits the New Super Meat?

By all appearances, rabbit could be the food of the future.

Karen Pinchin
May 29, 2013