Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
How Do You Attract Rare Birds and Bees to Your Garden? Add...

A new study found that rare pollinators flock to urban gardens with more diverse plantings.

Shea Swenson
August 10, 2022
When Sharing Seeds Grows More Than Just Food

In Washington, DC, a program seeks to foster abundance through seed-sharing.

Shea Swenson
August 6, 2022
California Farmworkers Embark on 335-Mile March for Voting Rights

The United Farm Workers union set out for a 24-day march from Delano to Sacramento,... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 3, 2022
Biden Aims to Bring More Farmers Online

The Biden-Harris administration is investing $401 million to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 30, 2022
Cultivating Crops, No Sun Required

Researchers have discovered a new way to grow plants using artificial photosynthesis, requiring no sunlight... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 28, 2022
Lawmakers Are Exploring Ways to Support Beginning Farmers

As more American farmers retire, leaders are looking to incentivize younger generations, who are faced... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 27, 2022
Why Has Agriculture Been So Slow to Embrace the Use of Grey...

The lightly used water is perfectly safe to reuse on gardens and crops—a ready tool... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 25, 2022
Meet the New York Dairy Sisters Showcasing Real Life on the Farm

The Leubner sisters are using social media to connect with and educate a younger generation... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 24, 2022
Roasting Green Chiles Just Got Greener

Scientists are harnessing the power of the sun to replicate a propane-fueled annual tradition without... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 19, 2022
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