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These Farmers and Ranchers Turn Trash Into Treasure

Conveyor belting, street sweeper brushes and other discarded materials are getting a second life on... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
The Pandemic’s Gardening Boom Shows How Gardening Can Cultivate Public Health

As lockdowns went into effect in the spring of 2020, many people took up gardening... (more)

Alessandro Ossola
April 24, 2022
The Biggest Little Farm Is Back With a New Special

John and Molly Chester brought regenerative farming to a new audience with their documentary in... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 21, 2022
Staying Fit to Farm

GardenFit, streaming now on PBS, visits 13 farms to highlight how gardeners can tend to... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 24, 2022
Field of Dreams: Finding Love on Farmers Only

How one couple found each other on the infamous dating site just for farmers.

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 14, 2022
These TikTokers Are Turning Trash Into Food Treasures

As dumpster-diving videos go viral on social media apps, a new generation is faced with... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 5, 2022
Building a Better Barn

After considering the climate and the cost benefits of using local materials in the midst... (more)

Anne N. Connor
January 24, 2022
Take a Break with These Food and Farming Video Games

Is your city locking down again? Are you looking to escape the winter blues? These... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 8, 2022
The Queer Farmers Reimagining American Agriculture

A nascent movement of LGBTQ+ farmers is working to build community in rural spaces and... (more)

Emma Banks
January 3, 2022
The 10 Most-Read Modern Farmer Stories of 2021

Revisit your favorites and read up on the ones you missed this year.

Modern Farmer
December 31, 2021
What Do Farmers Do During The Winter?

It’s not an off-season, that’s for sure, but many producers say winter work has become... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 25, 2021