Deciphering Craft Beer Terminology: Farmhouse vs. Farm Brewing

Spoiler: Not all farmhouse breweries are on farms
Mar 3, 2015 3:00 pm

Farmhouse breweries aren't always located on farms, but farm breweries can (and do) produce farmhouse-style beers. Confused? We were, too. Here's a guide to sorting out all the shades of farm when it comes to craft brewing. 

Help This Responsible Egg Farm 'Barnraise' Some Much-Needed Money

Ex-contract grower makes breakfast way better
Feb 2, 2015 3:00 pm

As the use of mandated antibiotics and hormones became more widespread in her industry, contract chicken grower Carole Morrison grew increasingly dissatisfied with her work. Shortly after her tell-all interview for the Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc. — which exposed the inhumane practices of her employers — her contracts were terminated and the chicken houses stood empty. But now she is back, and she needs some help with funding.

Video: An Idaho Farm Presents Twerking x No Pesticide Plants

Taking the low-budget local ad to a whole new level
May 29, 2014 3:30 pm

We’ve all got a few favorite low-budget local commercials. You know, those insanely bad, somewhat comical ads for car dealerships and exterminators that feature some sort of cheesy jingle. The ones bordering on “so bad that it’s good.” Well, one small farm in Idaho is looking to change the perception that all these ads should be grouped together. The video, after the jump.

Trend Watch: Farm Stays Make Locavorism An Overnight Thing. Here Are 7 To Book.

Old MacDonald had a quiet little luxury inn
Feb 25, 2014 11:00 am

You only eat free-range chicken and your Saturday mornings are not complete until you’ve fondled Swiss chard at the farmer's market. And that off-season pumpkin ravioli served in April? It angers you. Face the facts: Locavorism has slightly taken over your life. Which means when you plan your next getaway you might want it to be a chill one, where berry patches and roaming hens are front and center instead of high thread count sheets and small-batch Scotch in the minibar. Power down and unwind under the trees at these 7 charming farm stays.

Ready For Spring? Watch This Time-Lapse Video Of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

A remarkable transformation, a huge rooftop farm
Feb 19, 2014 10:30 am

Well, it's warmer, at least, which is cause for us in the Northeast to start daydreaming of sprouting plants and fresh lettuces and such. Then we spotted this time-lapse video of the making of Brooklyn Grange, the mammoth rooftop urban farm in NYC and we thought it'd be nice to share. Watch it here.

The 'Check Please!' Farm To Table Festival Is Coming To Michigan

Midwestern restaurants join a big party on Sept. 1
Jul 30, 2013 11:02 am

Emmy award-winning – and Food Republic favorite – weekly Chicago restaurant television show Check Please! has curated a stellar lineup for their second annual Farm To Table Festival, which features 20 chefs partying on a working farm in Southwest Michigan. 

Sam Edwards Tells Us How Virginia Peanuts Are Key To His Legendary Ham

Curemaster uses methods developed in the 1700s
Jun 12, 2013 2:01 pm

If you're a prosciutto snob or smuggle Ibèrico in your checked bag, domestic country ham is the next haute thing to add to the charcuterie board. And Sam Edwards is the man who makes it.

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.


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