Meet the Modern Farmer

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
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
Indigenous Plant Nurseries Look to Revive Landscapes and Cultures

The nursery at the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is not your... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
April 16, 2021
A Burgeoning Network of Black Ranchers Grows in the Southwest

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, personal trainers Rachael and James “Stew” Stewart were preparing... (more)

Keridwen Cornelius
April 3, 2021
An Indigenous Community Reclaims Land in Chile for Organic Agriculture

Three hours south of Concepción in the central coastal area of Chile lie the rolling... (more)

Colleen Stinchcombe
March 29, 2021
This Modern Farmer Grows Her Heritage

For many growers, farming is a part of their identity. But, for Leslie Wiser, it... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
March 27, 2021