MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

Meet the Modern Farmer

Cultivating Resilience: Growing Olives in Palestine

For many Palestinian farmers, trying to access their olive trees is increasingly difficult as they... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
An Ode to Heirloom Okra

Earlier this year, Chris Smith planted more than 100 varieties of okra on the farm... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 15, 2021
Meet the Bartender-Botanist Showcasing Forgotten Ingredients

In his garden, Danny Childs tends to a host of different plants that he uses... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 14, 2021
Armed to Urban Farm Looks to Help Veterans Grow

When De’Keither Stamps retired from the military after 12 years of service, he returned home... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 7, 2021
The Dirt Road that Led to Tokyo

Farmers and runners have a lot in common. There’s the drive to persevere in tough... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 22, 2021
Meet Laura of Flaura, Tenerife’s Edible Flower Farmer

Laura López Terrón sees her vocation as helping people connect with nature.  The flower farmer... (more)

Mónica R. Goya
July 3, 2021
Cultivating Crops and Community at TransGenerational Farm

While growing up in western Kansas, Jayne Henson was surrounded by agriculture. Her father was... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 19, 2021
Blossoming Into Joy

What does it mean to cultivate joy? Does it mean to take existing structures and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 13, 2021
These Refugees Are Planting New Roots in Salt Lake City

Every Saturday from June through October, New Roots sets up a table at the Sunnyvale Farmers Market in Salt Lake... (more)

Jennifer Nalewicki
June 5, 2021
These ‘Freelance Farmers’ Travel Cross-Country In Their Off-Grid School Bus

When Logan Hailey and Justin “Cheezy” Taylor roll up to new pastures in their bright... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 22, 2021
Meet the Modern Farmer: Peculiar Pig Farm

At the age of seven, Marvin Ross was given his first pig. His grandfather, a... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 8, 2021