MTMF Archives - Modern Farmer

Meet the Modern Farmer

This Former Teacher Has Moved Her Classroom to the Farm

Nine years ago, Scarlett Salamone’s life was hanging by a thread.  She was struggling through... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
Year One: You Don’t Have to Farm On Your Own

In Scott Chang-Fleeman’s first year of farming, he worked long grueling days by himself. He... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 26, 2020
Year One: ‘Without Optimism, You Can’t be a Farmer’

Meredith Elliott and her husband, Steven, spent the first six months on their farm in... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 18, 2020
Year One: A Farm Can’t Survive Without Customers

Simply working outside with your hands and watching the seeds you plant grow into food... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 11, 2020
Meet the MLB Pitcher Who Gave Up Baseball to Farm

Months ago when the pandemic struck, Phillippe Aumont watched his world come to a screeching... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 9, 2020
Year One: Start Small

When it comes to farming, it’s important to start small. There is a lot to... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 5, 2020
Year One

Before the pandemic hit, Modern Farmer spoke to farmers who had completed their first year... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 29, 2020
Native American Farm Working to Keep Community Fed During Pandemic

In defiance of COVID-19’s crippling climate of uncertainty, Neely Snyder has stayed grounded by working... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 16, 2020
Meet the Modern Brewer: Throwback Brewery

It’s no secret that brewing beer and farming are industries dominated by men.  In the... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 30, 2020
How Five Friends Are Saving Their Tulip Farm From COVID-19

In Skagit Valley, Washington, the sight of sprouting tulips means far more than a sign... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 26, 2020
These Lucky Farmers Tend a Garden on an Isolated Georgia Island

The coast of the southeastern United States is known for its narrow band of barrier... (more)

Brian Barth
April 13, 2020