Food & Lifestyle Archives - Modern Farmer
Can We Fix the Global Food System by 2045?

Many experts agree that our food system is broken, leaving billions of people either under... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 8, 2021
Opinion: The Case for Putting Climate Labels on Meat

Last month’s Fox News-fueled brouhaha over the ban on beef that wasn’t was a reminder... (more)

Josh Voorhees
May 13, 2021
The Inside Story of the School Groundskeeper Who Took on Monsanto

When Carey Gillam started working on her new book, she did not expect the man... (more)

Josh Voorhees
February 28, 2021
How To Eat Your Christmas Tree

For most people who celebrate Christmas, it would be hard to imagine the holiday without... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 27, 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
Gully Washers

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

Tom Philpott
August 12, 2020
5 Times Fishermen Became Eco-Pirates

Commercial fishermen have often been painted as a callous bunch. And to an extent, the... (more)

Brian Barth
January 25, 2020
5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

Some folks use artificial Christmas trees because they can’t be bothered to deal with a... (more)

Brian Barth
December 16, 2019
An Activist’s Farm-to-Closet Journey

Rebecca Burgess wants people to think as critically about their clothes as they do about... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 19, 2019
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