Shea Swenson, Author at Modern Farmer
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
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
A Global Chickpea Shortage is Looming

Chickpea crop yields are expected to drop as much as 20 percent in 2022.

Shea Swenson
July 15, 2022
France Says Plant-Based Proteins Cannot Be Labeled as Meat

Starting October 1, the country’s vegetarian and vegan brands cannot use words like ‘sausage’ or... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 7, 2022
What’s Up With the World’s Supply of Wheat?

The war in Ukraine, droughts and floods are all threatening worldwide supplies of the important... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 3, 2022
Your Cup of Coffee Is Brought to You By the Birds and...

Even a self-pollinating plant like coffee relies on a multitude of pollinators.

Shea Swenson
April 20, 2022
USDA Announces Updates to School Meal Nutrition Standards

The changes will roll out in the 2022-2023 school year.

Shea Swenson
February 4, 2022
The Great American Chestnut Tree Revival

More than a century ago, billions of American chestnuts were wiped out by an invasive... (more)

Shea Swenson
December 20, 2021
The Companies Specializing in Farm-to-Door Delivery Service

A number of online farmers’ market platforms aim to connect farms directly with consumers. But... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 1, 2021
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