Lena Beck, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 2 of 6
When Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Good for Business

The title of Maisie Ganzler’s new book, You Can’t Market Manure at Lunchtime: And Other... (more)

Lena Beck
March 22, 2024
Meet the Modern Composters on Wheels

For a Friday afternoon in February, the weather in Missoula, Montana is uncharacteristically spring-like. The... (more)

Lena Beck
March 15, 2024
Making ‘Weeds’ Part of the Food System

The summer I was 18, I worked a few hours a week on a small... (more)

Lena Beck
March 11, 2024
The Business Behind the Farm Visit

Visitors to Topaz Farm on Sauvie Island just outside of Portland, Oregon last October didn’t... (more)

Lena Beck
March 7, 2024
What Does it Take to Become an Organic Farmer?

Even though organic farming makes up less than one percent of US farmland, it’s still... (more)

Lena Beck
February 28, 2024
The Staggering Scale of Food Waste, Explained

Most people don’t set out to waste food. And yet, we’re pretty much all guilty... (more)

Lena Beck
February 22, 2024
A Bulk of Food Waste Happens at Home. Here’s How to Cut...

Food gets wasted at every point in the system. It happens on farms, at factories,... (more)

Lena Beck
February 22, 2024
Urban Ag is Nothing New. Representing it in City Government is.

On a September day in 2023, community members gathered at the Keep Growing Detroit Farm... (more)

Lena Beck
February 8, 2024
Pollinator Habitat is Falling to the Side of the Road—in a Good...

If you’re driving along the highway in Florida sometime soon, you may find the roadside... (more)

Lena Beck
February 6, 2024
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