Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
Seattle’s Black Farmers Collective Nurtures Communities and Crops

On a drizzly November day, Masra Clamoungou, the farm manager for Small Axe Farm, was... (more)

Syris Valentine, High Country News
September 8, 2023
‘A Silent Killer’: How Saltwater Intrusion is Overtaking Coastal Farmland in the...

Eerily empty, abandoned fields stretch across the coast of the southeast United States, replacing once... (more)

Peggy Chen
August 31, 2023
Opinion: Cyberattacks Could Put Our Food Supply at Risk. Preparedness is Key

Advances in agriculture technology have allowed farmers to do incredible things in recent years. Beyond... (more)

Charles Eagan
August 23, 2023
Potato Virus? Call in the Dogs

Andrea Parish holds back Zora, her black Labrador Retriever, who is coiled like a spring.... (more)

Erica Browne Grivas
August 7, 2023
The World Could Lose Half of all Farms by 2100

A study from researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder predicts that the number of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 27, 2023
In Becoming a Farmer, I Found Community and Unearthed My Trans Joy 

Earlier this year, I put a call out for help preparing my farm for spring.... (more)

Sage Agee
July 21, 2023
Sweet Corn on a Decades-Long Decline

Sweet corn destined for the freezer or the canned food aisle has been steadily decreasing... (more)

Lena Beck
July 20, 2023
Turning Empty Offices Into Vertical Farms

In an old paper company and warehouse building, machines are whirring again. But instead of... (more)

Ciara O'Brien
July 4, 2023
The Hot and Cold of Growing Olives in Canada

It was early December 2016, and the first real cold of the season was descending... (more)

Jennifer Cole
May 29, 2023