Additional Stories


Ten Last-Minute Gifts for the Plant Lover in Your Life

Still have a few folks left on your holiday shopping list? Fret not, reader: Modern Farmer’s preferred pros (plus a few...
Christmas trees

Three Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Come December 26th, your Christmas tree is officially past its prime. But if the thought of tossing it out with the trash,...
herbs in pots

How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

Winter is a time of snowstorms, movie nights by the fire, and … fresh, homemade salsa? At least, it can be for those...
coffee cup and a magazine

Four Great Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

Ever wonder what to do with all those used coffee grounds? Well, here you go, we rounded up four ways to reuse coffee...
Eric Vander Hyde and Linda Shanahan

Growing Medicine: This Nurse-Turned-Farmer Found Balance Farming Herbs, Not Food

In a former iteration, Barefoot Botanicals grew all kids of produce and operated a CSA. It was exhausting. But a shift in...
Shane Wolf (left) and Michael “Shawn” Ranspot kid around with Lacey and Louis, two of their rescue animals.

Executive, Farmer, Animal Rescuer: The Many Roles of Seed Phytonutrients’ Shane Wolf

Shane Wolf manages three major beauty brands—and a 10-acre organic farm and rescue animal sanctuary in Bucks County, PA...