Modern Farmer Magazine Launches

Posted on April 23, 2013

Modern Farmer is a new quarterly print magazine and website from Modern Farmer Media. The company bill itself as "a media brand for the New Food Culture." The company says the magazine is not just for farmers. It is also for "window-herb growers, career farmers, people who have chickens, people who want to have chickens and anyone who wants to know more about how food reaches their plate."

The magazine certainly features some unique and interesting content. Some of the articles currently on the website cover tomatoes, straw bale houses, cocktails, saving seeds, urban farms, soil, online farmer dating and self-driving tractors. There is a helpful article about chickens titled, "Which Chicken is Right for You?"

The Wall Street Journal reports that the first print issue is 136 pages and has a 100,000 copy run.

The magazine is headquartered in Hudson, NY. Ann Marie Gardner is the CEO and editor-in-chief. She worked previously at Monocle magazine as a Founding Editor and as an editor at T:Travel The New York Times Magazine.

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