MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

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This Canadian Worm Farm Turns Office Waste Into Plant Food

Unlike some worm farms, Jocelyn Molyneux’s operation doesn’t sell its worms for bait. At Wastenot... (more)

Alex Robinson
New Documentary “Farmsteaders” Shows the Struggle Small Farms Face in America

Nick and Celeste Nolan have risked everything. A new documentary about the couple is set... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 30, 2019
This Farmer’s Childhood Passion Grew Into One of the Largest Aquaponics Farms...

Trevor Kenkel’s success in lettuce farming began with a 20-gallon fish tank and a couple... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 28, 2019
Q&A: Is Agriculture the Answer to Climate Change?

In the popular imagination, solutions to climate change are often boiled down to reducing fossil... (more)

Brian Barth
August 26, 2019
These Florida Farmers Are Giving Back

When Sean Hellein stepped into the world of farming, he knew he wanted to make... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 16, 2019
Young Agriculturalists, Take Note

When Matthew and Joe Brugger left their family’s farm for college, they didn’t know what... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 15, 2019
Meet the Modern Farmer: Jeanene Miller of Abundant Greens

There’s local, there’s hyperlocal, and then there’s Jeanene Miller. The fiber-artist-turned-farmer and owner of Abundant... (more)

Kim Bussing
August 11, 2019
How Two Urban Farmers Got Their Start Leveraging Backyard Space

In 2015, Madeleine Maltby began knocking on neighborhood doors in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, with... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 8, 2019
From Foreign Service to Chief Veggie Officer

Mary Ackley always had a passion for natural sciences and the environment, but for a... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 6, 2019
Can You Combine Sheep Farming With Winemaking? These Two Vermont Friends Are...

They’re an unlikely pair, but Vermont friends Ethan Joseph and Michael Kirk have managed to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 2, 2019
Purple Tea Is Gaining Ground in Kenya

In 2009, Karanja Kinyanjui visited the Tea Research Institute in Kangaita and was told about... (more)

Daniel Sitole
July 22, 2019