Food & Lifestyle Archives - Modern Farmer
Kickstarting the Modern Farm

Our semi-regular round-up of interesting food and farming Kickstarter campaigns has returned. Inhabitants: An Indigenous... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 22, 2020
This French Startup Wants to be the Future of Foie Gras

In 2010, Rémy Burcelin was mulling over research results in his laboratory when he made... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 18, 2019
Five Farm-Themed Dating Websites for Humans and Other Animals

A new breed of Tinder-style apps aims to relieve rural loneliness. While the main market... (more)

David Wilson
September 2, 2019
National Organic Standards Board Decrees That Hydroponic Can Be Organic

A battle for the soul of the organic movement has been settled. The winners are... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 2, 2017
This Little (Lab-Grown) Piggy Went to Market: Clean-Meat Interest Is on the...

A $300 million clean-tech trade deal between China and Israel may help get lab-grown meat... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 30, 2017
Could a GMO Wheat Bring Bread to Celiac Sufferers?

Will bread made from genetically-modified wheat even be allowed in the country where it was... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 29, 2017
A New Clinical Trial Shows Potential Long-Term Relief From Peanut Allergies

82 percent of the kids given the treatment showed increased tolerance for peanuts.

Dan Nosowitz
August 18, 2017
Size Isn’t Everything. Here’s a Farm That Fits in Your Kitchen

The key to Nanofarm, which is smaller than a mini-fridge, are its patent-pending plant pads,... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
October 28, 2016
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