Kristen Ploetz, Author at Modern Farmer
Dear Modern Farmer: Is it Legal to Start an Urban Composting Program?

Dear Rich, If you’ve been reading this column for any length of time, you probably... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
January 21, 2015
Dear Modern Farmer: Is it Legal to Start a Food Business in...

The legality behind selling treats from your home.

Kristen Ploetz
October 1, 2014
Dear Modern Farmer: Is It Legal to Sell My Extra Raw Milk?

Dear Modern Farmer: Our dairy cow produces more raw milk than we can drink. Is... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
July 24, 2014
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Legally Start a CSA?

Dear Modern Farmer: I've been growing fruits and veggies for my family, but would like... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
May 12, 2014
Dear Modern Farmer: Is It Legal to Slaughter a Pig in My...

Dear Boaris, As you might remember, I briefly touched upon backyard slaughter of poultry back... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
March 11, 2014
Dear Modern Farmer: Can I Use a Drone on My Farm?

Dear Skye, Drones in agriculture are undoubtedly a hot topic, whether it be at soils... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
February 5, 2014
Dear Modern Farmer: Is It Legal to Cut Down a Christmas Tree...

Want a Christmas tree fresh from an actual forest? You're in luck. The federal government... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
December 18, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Know If Backyard Slaughter Is Legal?

Dear Birdie, It sounds like backyard poultry is legal where you live, which is a... (more)

Kristen Ploetz
October 28, 2013
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