Lena Beck, Author at Modern Farmer - Page 5 of 6
States Want to Put More Local Food on School Lunch Trays. What...

In Utah, kids moving through the school cafeteria line at lunchtime can come across the... (more)

Lena Beck
September 22, 2023
These Dogs are in Crisis. Who Looks After the Guardians?

On the last Tuesday of August, a vehicle pulled into Providence Farm in McLeansville, North... (more)

Lena Beck
September 18, 2023
Does the Future of Textiles Include Fermented Fashion?

Kombucha is widely consumed as a fermented, effervescent tea. But some people in the world... (more)

Lena Beck
September 12, 2023
The Farmers Market, Delivered

In the age of DoorDash and Instacart, the concept of getting groceries delivered to your... (more)

Lena Beck
September 5, 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
Meet the Breeder On a Quest to Bring Genetic Diversity to US...

For many people, tart cherries only come to mind when it’s time to fill a... (more)

Lena Beck
August 11, 2023
Swift Intervention By Western States Is Keeping a Devastating Beetle at Bay

With copper-colored wings and an emerald head, the Japanese beetle is pretty, but devastating. Not... (more)

Lena Beck
August 10, 2023
Plastic Mulch is Problematic—and Everywhere. Can We Do Better?

In Washington’s Skagit Valley, the beginning of summer is largely marked by the first ripe,... (more)

Lena Beck
August 3, 2023
Watching Grass Grow … From Space

There’s a sweet spot of the grass growing stage you want to hit in terms... (more)

Lena Beck
July 31, 2023
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