Consumption Archives - Modern Farmer
Closing the Loop on Poop

Around 6.5 million tons of [mostly] plastic-wrapped dog poop winds up in landfills in the... (more)

Sheila Pell
May 23, 2024
$9 Butter? Canadian Redditors Say No Thank You

“Virtually all of the products I buy on the regular have experienced some degree of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 16, 2024
Is the Farm Stop Revolution Upon Us?

In 2008, Jessica Eikleberry was 29 years old and had just read Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s... (more)

Steven Corso
May 14, 2024
Opinion: To Make a Real Impact on Climate Change, We Must Move...

As a researcher of urban agriculture, I was shocked to see a recent news article... (more)

Laney Siegner
March 20, 2024
Map: Who Composts?

There are roughly 400 compost programs offered throughout 25 states in the US, and across... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 18, 2024
Can Mushrooms Help Extinguish Toxic Waste?

Fungus is usually a good sign of things going bad. But it can also indicate... (more)

Naoki Nitta
March 4, 2024
Scouting Out Eco-Friendly Drinks in a Sea of Greenwashing

Taking responsibility for an epidemic of climate disasters is something no individual can or should... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
October 25, 2023
Meet the Virginia Retirees Making Sweet and Smoky Syrup from Fallen Bark

Enter just about any American supermarket and you’re bound to find a jug of maple... (more)

Elena Valeriote
October 20, 2023
Phonies, Fakes and Food Fraud

How do you know that what you’re eating is what you think it is? Most... (more)

Modern Farmer
October 8, 2023
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