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Modern Farmer

The "Wired" of farming, Modern Farmer is the first media brand to capture the next cultural revolution of food and agriculture. Zeitgeist!

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Hudson, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

Food safety, extreme weather and a desire to know the source of what we eat has created an economic and cultural movement around food and agriculture. We are the first global media hub for people who care where their food comes from. Our readers are consumers who demand sustainable, locally-grown, humanely-farmed food and want to know more.We engage with them through a daily news site, print quarterly, e-commerce and events.


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    Reyhan Harmanci
    Executive Editor

    Reyhan was West Coast Editor at BuzzFeed's FWD tech vertical, Culture Editor at The Bay Citizen and a staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle.

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    Jake Swearingen
    Digital Director

    Jake Swearingen has worked at LA Weekly, SF Weekly, Wired, Business 2.0, CBS Interactive, and Livingly Media. His favorite farm animal is the Oberhasli goat.

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    Heather Lagergren
    Publisher Advertising Sales

    Over 15 years of media selling experience: local newspaper and digital media, national digital ad sales network representation, national magazine, event, and digital media sales, to current independent sales representation. Continue to work with publishing clients to develop custom media programs that best meet the needs of their property(s) and their advertisers'.


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    Alison Newman and Zev Bomrind at ALSTON + BIRD LLP 90 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016
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    Liberty Tax Svc, Ed Welch, Phone:(518) 452-3617

Previous Investors

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    Frank Giustra, Fiore Capital Corporation, Vancouver, BC