Meet the Modern Farmers

Meet the Farmers Running for Congress

This November, four active farmers will vie for a chance to represent their districts in... (more)

Brian Barth
July 26, 2018
Ask Modern Farmer: What’s Wrong with my Tomato Plants?

Blights, wilts, spots and rots: a complete guide to diagnosing and dealing with the ugly... (more)

Brian Barth
July 24, 2018
Meet the Modern Farmer: Jill Volat

Jill Volat had a rough 2015. Newly divorced and living in a small apartment without... (more)

Lynne Palazzi
July 24, 2018
Meet the Modern Farmer: Sarah Hoffman

This doctor-turned-farmer prioritizes animal and human welfare on her Missouri farm.

Rachel DeSchepper
July 11, 2018
Five Female Farmer Candidates to Watch in 2018

Meet five female farmers running for office in the November elections

Brian Barth
June 26, 2018
Meet the Modern Farmer: Yago Clavo Roman

Meet Yago Roman, the head vegetable farmer at the Spannocchia estate in Siena, Italy.

Miranda Crowell
June 18, 2018
Meet Kippee, A Foster Hen Living in a Brooklyn Apartment with 700+...

When a local bird sanctuary needed a home for an abandoned Rhode Island Red, Summer... (more)

Erin Scottberg
April 26, 2018
Meet the Modern Farmers: Helena and Matthew Sylvester

The Sylvesters grew an astonishing 80 different vegetable varieties on a single acre during their... (more)

Lynne Palazzi
April 2, 2018
Meet the Modern Farmer: Chris Newman

"There's a completeness about it that was missing with my 9-to-5 job, where I was... (more)

Lynne Palazzi
March 27, 2018
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