Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
Measuring the True Amount of Food Loss on Farms

A free new tool from the World Wildlife Fund helps farmers measure how much crop... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 13, 2022
Meet the California Farmer Taking a Chance on Domestic Wasabi

With climate change threatening supplies of Japanese wasabi, farmers like David Blume are planting new... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 9, 2022
Future Reliance On Fossil Fuels Could Put Unprecedented Stress On Food Systems

New research paints a harrowing picture of a drought-stricken planet.

Lindsay Campbell
February 17, 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
Mending Hawaii’s Lack of Food Security Through Breadfruit

Hawai'i ‘Ulu Cooperative is investing in the nutritious indigenous crop as one way to address... (more)

Kathleen Wong
December 10, 2021
How Vermont Became an Unlikely Hotbed for Saffron

A chance meeting of minds led to the discovery that growing and harvesting the spice... (more)

Sophia F. Gottfried
November 29, 2021
The Great Oyster Thanksgiving

Amid a surge in demand, oyster farmers are excited to see the bivalve reclaim a... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 22, 2021
New Demand for Local Corn Rises in the Northeast

A rise in distilleries and food companies seeking regional ingredients is causing farmers to consider... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 14, 2021
The Man Conserving Jackfruit Diversity in India

A modern-day Johnny Appleseed, ‘Jackfruit Jayan’ has planted more than 20,000 jackfruit seedlings.

Kalpana Sunder
November 3, 2021
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