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May 05, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic Modern Farmer is launching the Million Gardens Movement—a national effort to encourage and support the planting of one million new gardens, whether it’s on a windowsill or in your backyard. As we all struggle with social isolation, disrupted supply chains, and economic hardship, simply growing a tomato can be […]

May 25, 2020

When Timothy Hammond decided to document his gardening adventures on Instagram, he thought he might attract a few like-minded people who shared his passion for growing food.  Over the past two years, the urban gardener has gradually established a loyal fan base that’s exceeded his expectations for what he considered a hobby account.  But it […]

May 24, 2020

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying home has encouraged some to perfect their culinary skills while others have cracked open cookbooks for the first time. To provide you with some kitchen inspiration, Modern Farmer is asking top chefs what they’ve been cooking while staying isolated. This […]

May 23, 2020

Are you missing your daily trip to the coffee shop? So are roasters and coffee farmers. The closure of cafés across America has led to growing uncertainty for growers and small roasters within the $18-billion-a-year industry. Coffee culture is inextricably tied to the Latin American producers who grow much of the beans imported to America. […]

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Horticultural Therapy to the Rescue

There’s no doubt that starting a garden has recently become a popular hobby. Many people... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 18, 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
What You Need to Know to Start Backyard Beekeeping

The silver lining to the COVID-19 crisis is that many people are starting to live... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 11, 2020
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Quarantine Recipes: Hank Shaw’s Three Sisters Chili

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying... (more)

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May 17, 2020
Quarantine Recipes: Ed Harris’ Cauliflower Stir Fry

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying... (more)

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May 10, 2020
Quarantine Recipes: José Andrés’ Vegetable Lasagna

One thing that hasn’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to eat. Staying... (more)

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May 3, 2020
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News

Farmers Will Soon Be Able to Start Applying for Stimulus Funds

After the long weekend, farmers will be able to start applying for some much needed... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 20, 2020
Grocery Prices Hit Highs not Seen Since 1974

Grocery shopping has become not just weird, but expensive. A new report from the United... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 20, 2020
Roads in Rural America are Crumbling

An oft-ignored issue in American agriculture is just how important transportation infrastructure is. The United... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 19, 2020
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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)

Meet the Modern Brewer: Throwback Brewery

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

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)

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)

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