Farm Archives - Modern Farmer
The Haunting of the Farm

When two young members of a farming community in North Carolina fell in love, there... (more)

Lena Beck
October 30, 2023
Payment for the Past: Recognizing Indigenous Seed Stewardship

Calais Abenaki Flint, a corn variety featuring golden yellow and deep maroon kernels, was once... (more)

Paige Lindell
March 24, 2023
Meet the Forgotten Contributor to Sustainable Agriculture

When Louis Bromfield first arrived on his farm in Richland County, Ohio, he was shocked... (more)

Fiona Young-Brown
March 7, 2023
The Past, Present and Future of the West’s Water Woes

Western states are getting hotter and drier each year, with little to no water to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 8, 2022
The Lasting Legacy of the First Farmland Preservation Program

Since 1974, the Suffolk County initiative has helped save more than 11,000 acres of Long... (more)

Hannah Selinger
May 11, 2022
The Legacy of Campbell Soup’s Tomato Breeding Program

How the canned food company helped the Garden State become synonymous with luscious red tomatoes.

Jeff Quattrone
January 12, 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
Why Are Barns Painted Red?

It's aesthetically pleasing, yes, but there's a historic reason behind the crimson hue.

Thomas Durant Visser
November 30, 2021
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