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Meet the Modern Farmer

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
How a Malaysian Fruit Transformed a Small Indian Village

When Merlin Varghese’s great-grandfather, Moothedan Varghese, went to Malaysia for higher education a century ago,... (more)

Romita Saluja
July 15, 2019
This Finger Lime Farm Is Nothing to Shake a Finger At

Jim Shanley is tirelessly curious, especially when it comes to food. His philosophy on farming... (more)

Trevor Hagstrom & Maggie Rosenburg
July 8, 2019
Meet the Aussie Farmer Who’s on a Mission to Bring Maggots to...

Olympia Yarger also brings lively dinner conversation to the table.

David Wilson
July 2, 2019
How Reviving Age-Old Pokkali Farming Practices Is Helping South India’s Farmers

Pokkali rice from Kerala may feed the country by surviving climate change.

Sneha Thomas
June 24, 2019
This Farmer is Making Some of the Most Coveted Wines in America

Deirdre Heekin is the brains and palate behind La Garagista Farm + Winery in Vermont.

Julia Clancy
June 18, 2019