Food & Lifestyle Archives - Modern Farmer
The Medieval Origins of Thanksgiving Dinner

Delving into the traditions behind the big feast.

Ken Albala
November 25, 2021
Consider the Lobster’s Feelings

A new study, commissioned by the UK government, found that crustaceans and cephalopods are sentient... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 24, 2021
Becoming the Vegan Butcher

In his new cookbook, Zacchary Bird offers a guide to transforming vegetables into flavorful meat-like... (more)

Shelby Vittek
November 23, 2021
Why Don’t We Eat Turkey Tails?

One part of the bird never makes it to the Thanksgiving table, but it's a... (more)

Michael Carolan
November 21, 2021
The Migratory Locust: It’s What’s for Dinner

The European Union has started to approve insects as food.

Dan Nosowitz
November 17, 2021
Order Up: What’s Next For Restaurants?

In his new book, Corey Mintz explores the end of the restaurant industry as we... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 17, 2021
10 Books About Food and Farming to Read This Fall

Inspiring tales, instructional guides and damning investigations.

Shelby Vittek
November 13, 2021
How My Toddler Reminded Me of the Joys of Composting

It can sometimes be messy, but composting with kids helps introduce them to sustainable living—and... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 12, 2021
This App Wants to Change the Way Puerto Rico Eats

PRoduce! offers a new way for the island’s residents to connect with local farmers and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 9, 2021
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