MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

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Urban Farm Looks to Tackle Food Insecurity in Dallas Neighborhood

Fresh food has not always been accessible in the south Dallas neighborhood of Bonton. It... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
How a Blind Woman Adopted a Life in Farming

There are certain sensory moments that have shaped Rebecca Blaevoet’s understanding of farm work that... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 1, 2020
A Farm Grows in South Bend

Even as South Bend, Indiana has seen modest population growth in recent years, vacant lots... (more)

Evan Cobb
February 16, 2020
Could Water Buffalo Milk be Texas’s New White Gold?

In Fredericksburg, Texas, locals know Phil Giglio as the “water buffalo guy.” A year and... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 8, 2020
This Farmer Wants to Return Our Bodies to the Land

Suzanne Kelly digs in when it comes to dirt. She reflects on the insects and... (more)

Lynn Freehill-Maye
January 5, 2020
Meet the Modern Farmer: Sarah Hoffmann

Sarah Hoffmann always knew she would return to life on a farm. After practicing as... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 25, 2019
How An Indian Farming Organization Is Trying to Save the Forest

A couple of years ago, four friends gave up their comfortable jobs in Mumbai to... (more)

Tariq Engineer
November 11, 2019
Transforming a Hawaiian Community Through Farming

Cheryse Kaui Sana often thinks about how different her life would have been if she... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 8, 2019
This Wisconsin Economist Found Happiness Growing Mushrooms in His Basement

When Jerome Segura III leapt from the ivory tower of academia, he didn’t know what... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 7, 2019
Rice Paddies Rise in the Hudson Valley

Nfamara Badjie’s parents taught him it’s much healthier to eat what you grow than food... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 4, 2019
London’s Urban Farms Move Underground

As London-born architect Carolyn Steel points out in her book Hungry City, “The relationship between... (more)

Adrienne Katz Kennedy
November 4, 2019