Food & Lifestyle Archives - Modern Farmer
5 Unkillable Houseplants for the Lazy Gardener

It often takes diligence to nourish plants from seed to bloom, but gardening doesn’t always... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 6, 2020
Why Do French and Italian Tomatoes Taste So Damn Good?

The main reason I love to travel to France and Italy is for food, specifically... (more)

Frank Giustra
September 4, 2020
From Spent Grain to Fresh Bread

Spent grain isn’t especially pretty, but it is nutritious. The mass of barley, wheat, rye,... (more)

Kate Bernot
August 31, 2020
How to Make Clothing Dye With Your Excess Harvest

For both old and new gardeners, it’s almost inevitable that come harvest time you’ll have... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 30, 2020
Turning Toilet Water into Beer

Brewing beer uses a lot of water: from the irrigation needed to grow barley and... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 24, 2020
Onion-Salmonella Recall Spreads to Pre-Made Food and Meal Kits

The onion recall has reached new heights. Or possibly new lows. It is a subterranean... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2020
The Great Truffle Discovery

When Dan Luoma was trekking through the forest in Puget Sound, Washington, he had only... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 17, 2020
USDA to Buy, Distribute $30 Million Worth of Gulf Shrimp

The seafood industry in the United States is a very odd one. The country has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 13, 2020
Gully Washers

The following excerpt is adapted from Perilous Bounty by Tom Philpott, a new book that aims... (more)

Tom Philpott
August 12, 2020
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