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The Seed Economy

Seeds. Usually cheap, easily acquired, often ignored: what are they worth? For some, they form... (more)

Justine Sharrock
April 18, 2013
A Visit to the Petaluma Seed Bank

Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton visited the Petaluma Seed Bank, established in 2009 in a building that... (more)

Wendy MacNaughton
April 18, 2013
Did a Bird Paint This Picture?

Yesterday, Modern Farmer received what we believe to be the single greatest pitch in the... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 17, 2013
Retro Farming: Blade Shearing

One sad fact about the state of modern farming: there are plenty of people with... (more)

Andrew Jenner
April 17, 2013
The Illustrated Journals of A Dairy Farmer in 1941

In the early 1940s William George Pope, and his wife Mildred “Moodieā€¯ Pope, left Utica,... (more)

Lucas Adams
April 16, 2013
Meet the Queen of Butter

Since 1972, the Midwest Dairy Association has brought Linda Christensen to the Minnesota State Fair... (more)

Andy Wright
April 15, 2013
A Lifeline for Gay Farmers

When soft-spoken rural chaplain Keith Ineson started a gay farmer's helpline in the Cheshire countryside,... (more)

Jesse Hirsch
April 15, 2013
The Rise of the Virtual Farm

Just a few years ago, the idea that people would spend their free time running... (more)

Reyhan Harmanci
April 15, 2013
Essay: In Defense of Rural

Growing up on that farm inculcated in me a need for space, isolation, and silence,... (more)

Tim Kreider
April 12, 2013