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How to Build a Straw Bale Garden

Garden dirt no good? Just don't have dirt, period? Here's how to build a straw... (more)

Nicole Cotroneo Jolly
July 16, 2013
How to Chicken-Proof Your Garden

You wouldn't have babies and not prepare your house for them. Same goes for chickens... (more)

Virginia C. McGuire
June 28, 2013
How to Farm Insects at Home

Bugs. You want to eat them. But where to get them safely?

Katherine Spiers
June 27, 2013
How to Preserve Urban Ag in the Bay Area

How to preserve and grow urban agriculture in the Bay Area.

Rebecca Flint Marx
June 26, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: The “Better Know Your Hoes” Edition

Dear Modern Farmer, I hate weeding. No matter how much I do it, the nasty... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
June 17, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: Can I Legally Grow Food in My Front Yard?

Dear Modern Farmer: Can I legally grow food in my front yard?

Kristen Ploetz
June 11, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: Did I Dig All Wrong?

Dear Modern Farmer, I feel like a soil criminal. I dug up my beds when... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
June 3, 2013
How To Build a Worm Farm

It’s basic stuff, but the increased crop productivity, and long-term benefits of vermicompost are undeniable.... (more)

Fred Bove
May 23, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: How Do I Get Started With Cover Crops?

Dear Modern Farmer: I heard it's a good idea to plant cover crops in my... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
May 20, 2013