Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Author at Modern Farmer
Moving into the Agrihood

Outside of Charleston, South Carolina, in the picturesque marshes of the Kiawah River, sits more... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
December 13, 2023
Old Hedgerows are New Again as More Farmers Embrace Benefits

For centuries, hedgerows defined the boundaries of agriculture. A hedgerow can be made up of... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
November 14, 2023
Impulse Chickens and Trendy Goats: The Pitfalls of Modern Homesteading

When the lockdowns began at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many people found themselves... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
August 2, 2023
Meet the Women Making Waves in Maine’s Tough Lobster Industry

To become a lobster boat captain on the rugged coast of Maine, you will need... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
July 26, 2023
Meet the Milkweed Man on a Quest to Help Monarch Butterflies

Before dawn on an October morning, a thick fog wends its way down the many... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
June 23, 2023
Brown Tail Moth Outbreak Makes Life Itchy for Maine Farmers

As daylight hours lengthen and temperatures begin to warm, you might notice something fluttering in... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
April 4, 2023
I Was ‘The Goose Lady.’ Then Avian Flu Came For My Flock

The first bird was on the chicken coop floor, stiff and lifeless, when I came... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
February 14, 2023
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