Food Archives - Modern Farmer
On the Ground with the Farmers Producing Antibiotic-Free Meat

Nearly four decades ago, Ron Mardesen and his wife Denise stopped using antibiotics on their... (more)

Marin Scotten
April 24, 2024
Drinking, and Thinking About, More Sustainable Beer

Brewing takes a heavy toll on the environment. The average brewery uses six gallons of... (more)

Ruvani de Silva
April 4, 2024
When Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Good for Business

The title of Maisie Ganzler’s new book, You Can’t Market Manure at Lunchtime: And Other... (more)

Lena Beck
March 22, 2024
Composting Makes Sense. Why Don’t More Cities Do It?

Roughly one quarter of all landfill waste in the US is food. If you add... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 18, 2024
Meet the Modern Composters on Wheels

For a Friday afternoon in February, the weather in Missoula, Montana is uncharacteristically spring-like. The... (more)

Lena Beck
March 15, 2024
Food Systems 101: How Community Colleges Are Helping Students Connect Farm to...

On the back 16 acres of Walla Walla Community College, 30 Red Angus cows stand... (more)

Sara Ventiera
August 29, 2023
As Chaga Keeps Trending, Mycologists Worry About Running Out

Garrett Kopp learned to harvest wild chaga alongside his grandmother in the Adirondack Mountains of... (more)

Tammy Kuepfer
June 9, 2023
Community Organizations Turn to Gleaning to Redistribute Local Produce

It’s a late winter morning, and I’m overwhelmed. As I stand beneath the verdant green... (more)

Noah Lederman
April 26, 2023
Meet the Dumpster-Diving Chef Who Turns Food Waste Into Jam

It started as a dare between friends. Could the Montreal chef, Guillaume Cantin, take a... (more)

Jill Dutton
April 24, 2023
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