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Rating Issue 3 Of Modern Farmer Magazine

Our new print publication review column!
Dec 12, 2013 11:00 am

Welcome to Magazine Review, a new feature in which longtime magazine editor and Food Republic editorial director Richard Martin reviews print publications focused (mainly) on food and/or drink. First up, Modern Farmer.

Kickstart This: In The Know With 'How Does It Grow?'

A video series following food from farm to fork
Dec 2, 2013 3:00 pm

You may know whats in season, and maybe even have a vague idea of where it comes from, but do you really know how those Brussels sprouts grow? What about the cinnamon you enjoy on your oatmeal every morning? Chickpeas? Anyone? The fact is most of us don't know how our food grows, and we should. Enter How Does It Grow?

Summer Now Means The Return Of The Farm Bill

All the food politics news you need to know
May 24, 2013 9:01 am
Sugar Beets

Memorial Day’s fast approach signals the beginning of summer and with it the time for grilling, barbecue and of course — farm bill negotiations. 

Food News: Fast Food Decoded, From Calories to Wages

GMOs, meat inspections and MRSA also in the news
Apr 5, 2013 9:02 am
IN-N-Out burger

Fast food workers go on strike, Minnesota debates GMO labeling, kids' meals fail nutrition standards and Mark Bittman goes in search of healthy versions of junk food. 

Food News: More UK Meat Problems, New Study On Sugar, US Food Safety Trouble

All the food politics news you need to know
Mar 1, 2013 11:01 am
Sausage

Horsemeat is still in the news, sugar is conclusively linked to diabetes and sequestration (a.k.a automatic spending cuts) has everyone worried about the future of food safety — and rightly so. Plus a new meat substance to fear in the UK.

Is The World Ready For A Hipster Farming Magazine?

Brace, we've got a farm-to-newsstand situation here
Dec 11, 2012 3:31 pm

Modern Farmer is a print quarterly and website devoted to the people, policy, animals, plants and technology around farming and food. Arriving in Spring 2013, the new media company created a Tumblr page last week announcing its launch.

Dreaming Of A New Farm Bill

Congress has options, just not good ones
Sep 14, 2012 9:01 am
SNAP

The expiration date for the 2008 farm bill is fast approaching, and Congress is facing a ticking time bomb situation. Can they get anything passed with less than eight working days left in September? Find out, after the jump.

It's Not A Good Week To Be A Farmer

The drought & farm bill team up to cause trouble
Jul 20, 2012 9:01 am
USDA

The drought and the farm bill are giving farmers across the country a collective headache — and they're not the only ones who will feel the consequences. Read more after the jump.

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