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Kickstarting the Modern Farm

There’s no better time to give than the holiday season. From a cookbook that will... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
Women Farmers Are on the Rise in the Last Frontier

In Alaska, where farmers battle grueling winters and short growing seasons, women are almost as... (more)

Sam Davenport
December 2, 2019
Two Friends From Mexico Developed A Synthetic Leather Made From Cactus

After finishing university and entering employment on separate career paths, Adrián López Velarde and Marte... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 30, 2019
An Activist’s Farm-to-Closet Journey

Rebecca Burgess wants people to think as critically about their clothes as they do about... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 19, 2019
Destination Brunch: Dixon Mercantile

It’s not fair to call Dixon, Montana a one-stoplight town. It has no stoplights; in... (more)

Kate Bernot
November 18, 2019
From Commodity Crop To Community Crop

The phenomenon of the Midwestern pizza farm evolved partly out of ritual and partly out... (more)

Maggie Rosenberg and Trevor Hagstrom
October 6, 2019
The Corniest, Cheesiest Food and Farm Jokes on the Internet

The World Wide Web offers a wide world of wittiness, from eye roll-inducing dad jokes... (more)

Brian Barth
September 17, 2019
The Modern Farmer Guide to Food-Centric Film Festivals

Autumn brings both cool weather and a deluge of film festivals, from tiny indie events... (more)

Brian Barth
September 14, 2019
Rethinking Pests, Invasive Species and Other Paradigms

Veteran farmers Nancy and John Hayden have spent the last quarter century transforming their livestock... (more)

Nancy and John Hayden
September 13, 2019
On Swarms and Stings

The following is an excerpt from “Dancing with Bees” by Brigit Strawbridge Howard. This book... (more)

Brigit Strawbridge Howard
September 3, 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