Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
A Win for Growers Who Protect Biodiversity on Agricultural Land

Truth be told, cattle farmers are no fans of lupine. If a pregnant cow chows... (more)

Jennifer Cole
June 6, 2024
Farmers Face a Mental Health Crisis. Talking to Others in the Industry...

Note: This story mentions suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, you can... (more)

Libby Leonard
June 4, 2024
We Need Regenerative Agriculture, But How Can Farmers Fund the Transition?

“Of 400 farms in our county, only five are organic,” says Matt Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald... (more)

Lindsey Beatrice
May 28, 2024
The House Proposed a New Farm Bill. This Will Affect Your Life—Even...

Despite the name, the Farm Bill doesn’t only affect farmers. If you eat food, the... (more)

Lena Beck
May 24, 2024
Unsubscribe? FarmTok Worries About a TikTok Ban

Twenty-eight million people have watched Joshua Westerfeld shovel wheat. The most popular video on his... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 21, 2024
Meet the Midwestern Farmer Restoring the Land by Growing Native Plants

Mark Shepard didn’t set out to be a farmer, let alone a visionary one. Yet,... (more)

Darcy Duda
May 17, 2024
Fiddleheads, Not Spinach

We are crouched on our hands and knees, ripping out lettuce at Andrew’s Farm in... (more)

Darcy Duda
May 17, 2024
On the Ground With Toolmakers Helping Small Farmers Keep it Local

Since the back-to-the-land movement of the ’60s, many dedicated land workers have championed the hard... (more)

Melissa Julia
May 13, 2024
Nature Can’t Run Without Parasites. What Happens When They Start to Disappear?

When Chelsea Wood was a child, she would often collect Periwinkle snails on the shores... (more)

Jesse Nichols, Grist
May 9, 2024
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