Meet the Modern Farmer

The Pandemic Made This Maryland Man a Farmer Again

By the age of 12, Howard Kohn had made up his mind. He wasn’t going... (more)

Alex Robinson
February 6, 2021
Goat School is Back in Session

Before farm life, Joy and Tim Bueschen were living in Europe, both working high-stress corporate... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
January 31, 2021
Hmong Farmers Find Their Own Land in Minnesota

A trip to a farmers market in Minneapolis or Saint Paul, Minnesota may seem similar... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 9, 2021
This Modern Farmer Employs At-Risk Youth to Keep Them Off the Streets

Alfred Melbourne found a fresh start on an eighth of an acre of land.  When... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
January 2, 2021
These Nuns Grow Weed

Christine Meeusen is not your average nun. For the past six years, Meeusen, who now... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 14, 2020
A Dairy Solution for Australia’s Out-of-Control Feral Camels

Ten years ago, Australian cattle grazier Paul Martin decided that he couldn’t stand to see... (more)

Denise Cullen
November 30, 2020
Meet the Modern Farmer Who Founded Detroit’s First Cider Mill

As a child growing up in a turbulent home with a mother who abused drugs,... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 29, 2020
Meet These Afro-Indigenous Farmers Who Want to Fund Food Through Hemp

A.yoni Jeffries wants to make sure the names of her ancestors live on a hundred... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 22, 2020
The Seed Saver’s Predicament

Over the years, Will Bonsall’s seed saving operation has been in flux. At one point,... (more)

Alex Robinson
October 27, 2020