Lena Beck, Author at Modern Farmer
The Art of Resurrecting Heirloom Watermelons

It was hot in Louisiana, and after 15 hours in the car to get there... (more)

Lena Beck
October 18, 2023
When Labels Lie

SweetRoot Farm is pitched squarely in the middle of a long and narrow mountain valley,... (more)

Lena Beck
October 11, 2023
What’s in a Name? Food Labels, Explained

Do you know what “cage-free” means? How about “free range”? “Pasture-raised”?  Some of the terms... (more)

Lena Beck
October 9, 2023
In the Shopping Cart

Food fraud is the act of misrepresenting or adulterating a food product, usually for financial... (more)

Lena Beck
October 8, 2023
Microbes, Mealworms and Seaweed Could Inform the Future of Cheese

What makes a good mozzarella? It has to be flavorful. It should become gooey and... (more)

Lena Beck
August 16, 2023