MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

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This Modern Farmer Wants You to Grow a New Potato Strain

At 30 years old, Curzio Caravati moved to the United States from Switzerland, settling into... (more)

Bevin Cohen
Meet the Farmer Helping Black Kentuckians Return to Their Agricultural Roots

“Produce with a purpose” is how Ashley Smith describes her vision for Black Soil, the... (more)

Kelly Magyarics
January 12, 2023
This Earn-While-You-Learn Model is Transforming a Colorado Food Desert

Denver’s Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods have been designated food deserts, barren of grocery stores and... (more)

Carrie Honaker
December 30, 2022
Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 25, 2022
This Veteran Farmer Continues to Serve His Community

After serving in the Vietnam War and retiring from his career as a therapist, Rick... (more)

Bevin Cohen
November 11, 2022
Meet the Former Chefs Growing Restaurant-Driven Produce in Suburban Albany

Emma Hearst and John Barker once prepared ingredients for diners. Now they grow them at... (more)

Kerri Sullivan
October 2, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Helping Immigrant Farmers Sell Their Produce

In Rhode Island, Jake Stanton works to help immigrant farmers market and grow their produce... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 25, 2022
Paddleboarding Goats Make a Splash on Prince Edward Island

Hitting the water with farmer Devon Saila and her beach-loving goats.

Noah Lederman
September 23, 2022
Meet the Georgia Farmers Who Love to Jam

When these farmers aren’t jamming out on stage, they’re creating the other kind of jam,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 18, 2022
The Winery Garden That Feeds Migrant Vineyard Workers

At Somerston Estate in Napa Valley, a half-acre plot is devoted to growing fruits and... (more)

Shelby Vittek
September 5, 2022
Meet the Urban Farmer Determined to Teach Others About Edible Landscapes

Matthew Geldin wants to help you turn your lawn into a bountiful garden.

Bridget Shirvell
August 19, 2022