MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

Meet the Modern Farmer

How An Indian Farming Organization Is Trying to Save the Forest

A couple of years ago, four friends gave up their comfortable jobs in Mumbai to... (more)

Tariq Engineer
Transforming a Hawaiian Community Through Farming

Cheryse Kaui Sana often thinks about how different her life would have been if she... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 8, 2019
This Wisconsin Economist Found Happiness Growing Mushrooms in His Basement

When Jerome Segura III leapt from the ivory tower of academia, he didn’t know what... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 7, 2019
Rice Paddies Rise in the Hudson Valley

Nfamara Badjie’s parents taught him it’s much healthier to eat what you grow than food... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 4, 2019
London’s Urban Farms Move Underground

As London-born architect Carolyn Steel points out in her book Hungry City, “The relationship between... (more)

Adrienne Katz Kennedy
November 4, 2019
Meet the Sustainable Poultry Company Taking On Big Ag

Cooks Venture’s goal is a lofty one: Change a monolithic industry and help reverse climate... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
November 3, 2019
Meet the Modern Farmer: Dulce Acevedo of La Calabacera

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the Sahara coast, the Canary Islands are a Spanish... (more)

Mónica R. Goya
October 19, 2019
‘Self-Feeding’ Corn Grows in Southern Appalachia

In 2003, Mike Fortune left a budding career as a stockbroker and moved to Asheville... (more)

Brian Barth
October 14, 2019
This 92-Year-Old Farmer Wants You to Drink in Her Orchard

Carol Hillman would like to see her apple farm continue after she’s gone. The 92-year-old... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 4, 2019
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
September 5, 2019
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