Food Archives - Modern Farmer
Three Takeaways from the USDA Census of Agriculture

Across the country, the US has lost both farms and farmland, according to the latest... (more)

Modern Farmer
February 14, 2024
How Diverse is the Wine Industry Now?

When you look at the totality of people on a vineyard, the people who care... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
December 14, 2023
Navigating the Buzzwords Behind an ‘Ethical’ Bag of Coffee

You’re shopping for a bag of coffee beans at the grocery store. After reading about... (more)

Spencer M. Ross, The Conversation
September 30, 2023
Regenerative Food Certification: Gold Standard or Greenwashing?

Since the resurgence of regenerative agriculture, farming has never been sexier. The star-studded film Kiss... (more)

Jack Thompson
August 24, 2023
Changes to SNAP Benefits Spark Fear of Hunger Crisis

New work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have advocates worried that the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 15, 2023
New Rankings Score Chocolate Companies on Environmental and Labor Issues

What goes into your favorite chocolate bar? Sugar, cocoa, caramel…and potentially, a host of environmental... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 3, 2023
These Gardens Started When Travel Slowed. Now, They’re Spurring Tourism.

Immaculately tilled rows, prodigiously verdant leafy greens, towering tomato plants, sprawling zucchini and three more... (more)

Alisha McDarris
February 13, 2023
This Teen Farmer Turned a 4-H Project Into a Startup Business

Matias Habib first noticed the Japanese beetle in the summer of 2019. The pests attack... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 23, 2022
Is There Such Thing as Good Meat?

As the climate crisis intensifies, many have been quick to blame raising animals and overall... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 6, 2022
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