Food & Lifestyle Archives - Modern Farmer
Could New York Become the Mushroom State?

On the banks of the Hudson River in Troy, NY, there’s an unassuming forest-green building,... (more)

Sara Foss
January 30, 2023
Record-Breaking Egg Profits Prompt Accusation of Price Gouging

A farmer-advocacy organization says record-breaking increases in the price of eggs isn’t being caused by... (more)

Claire Carlson, The Daily Yonder
January 28, 2023
The Cold Swim Home

Island life has its perils. While we no longer have to weather traffic jams and... (more)

Marcie Callewaert
January 26, 2023
How to Turn Your Garden Into a Business, No Matter the Size

Stop me if this sounds familiar: You love your backyard garden, but because of the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 24, 2023
How Solar-Powered Refrigerators Could Cool Down Climate Change

Food loss and waste are major problems around the world. When food is tossed aside... (more)

Abay Yimere
January 21, 2023
This Modern Farmer Wants You to Grow a New Potato Strain

At 30 years old, Curzio Caravati moved to the United States from Switzerland, settling into... (more)

Bevin Cohen
January 19, 2023
Could Lobster Fishing Push One Whale Species to Extinction?

Maine lobster fishermen received a Christmas gift from Congress at the end of 2022: a... (more)

Blake Earle
January 14, 2023
Move Over, Mezcal. A Sustainable Tequila Alternative Is Taking Over.

In the Chihuahuan desert, a plant that grows wild, without a drop of water, could change... (more)

Hollie Stephens
January 9, 2023
Grain Farming Goes Indoors

Vertical farms have had successes producing fresh greens and herbs, tomatoes and strawberries—all necessary and... (more)

Miranda Lipton
January 6, 2023
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