MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

Meet the Modern Farmer

The Birth of Farm-to-Table Cooking on the Swedish Island of Gotland

There’s no easy way for local restaurants to buy fresh food grown on the island.... (more)

Jacob Dean
The Indiana Farm Helping Burmese Refugees Reconnect With Their Roots

A refugee incubator farm in Fort Wayne is helping the community build wealth, knowledge and... (more)

Amber Gibson
November 20, 2021
This US Army Veteran Continues to Serve Her Community By Farming

Indigenous farmer Amyrose Foll has sought to lift up a nation through the act of... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 11, 2021
The Man Conserving Jackfruit Diversity in India

A modern-day Johnny Appleseed, ‘Jackfruit Jayan’ has planted more than 20,000 jackfruit seedlings.

Kalpana Sunder
November 3, 2021
How a Hairstylist Blossomed Into a Budding Farmer

In southern California, the Ecology Center is tending to a future generation of farmers through... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 28, 2021
Meet the Modern Farmer Helping Colombian Coffee Growers

Maria Palacio, who comes from a long line of coffee producers, is working to rebuild... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 24, 2021
How One Organization is Restoring a Community of Black Farmers

Jubilee Justice’s rice project helps growers foster meaningful and sustainable relationships with the land.

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 21, 2021
This Urban Farm Is Small But Mighty

On a tiny patch of land east of Los Angeles, GrowGood is cultivating more than... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 3, 2021
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
September 13, 2021
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