Tiny Farm

Stories & Ideas from Modgarden

Why Local Food is Better for You (and Why MORE Local is Even Better)

According to Harvard Medical School, "...food traveling over long distance loses nutrients, it is better to grow and eat locally". But is that enough? Certainly, it is more traceable, less hands have touched the veggies and fruits, but buying "local" doesn't always mean it's pure. Ask your farmer if it's chemical/pesticide...

May 24, 2017


Healing Herbs for the Soul

How do we become increasingly mindful of of our bodies and minds? These herbs can help you with that.

May 15, 2017

Why We Should Accept Green Technologies (Even if It's Terrifying)

Green innovation is top of mind at the tinyFarm Lab. We're hunting for inspiration, collaborating with the best and reminding ourselves of all the reasons why going green is great. Find out how and why the tinyFarm is one of the most compelling green technologies to come on the market...soon....

May 01, 2017


Organic Food IS Worth the Money (and how we can give it to you virtually for free)

The tinyFarmer is truly picky about sourcing food. Reading labels and understanding food origins and treatment is paramount. We are what we eat right? Dive in here and find out why organic food IS really worth it for our health. We may even share a secret on how you can...

April 21, 2017


Want your child to eat more greens? Let them grow them! BY our mom/CNP crush Sarah Bester

As the modgarden TinyFarm movement gets rolling, we've been connecting and collaborating with some pretty awesome people. Meet Sarah Bester (CNP)! She is a Family Nutritionist and Picky Eating Coach who helps busy moms raise healthy eaters instead of picky eaters. As a certified holistic nutritionist, with an expertise in...

April 15, 2017


Oh the Places You Can Grow!

Hey! Pop your imagination cap on. Follow us through this visual journey and learn about all the places and spaces that you can grow living, organic veggies in the city. It's a TinyFarm thing...and we think you're going to dig it.

You won't believe all the places you can grow!

April 11, 2017


The Hidden Ancient Uses of Your Favorite Everyday Greens

It's green. It's healthy. It's good for you. You need to eat it...every day. Boring.

Do you really need to hear more of this preaching? 

We don't think so. 

Instead, we're here to share interesting and whimsical facts about the TinyCrops we're planting in our TinyFarm. They might just put a...

March 30, 2017


5 Reasons We Need TinyFarms in Our Classrooms

Have you ever wanted your kids to play on a farm at school—to grow and learn about where  food comes from (more often than just the summer months)? It's now possible with a TinyFarm in the classroom. Modgarden is offering to send a free TinyFarm to school for every 2,000...

March 23, 2017


The future of food—functional furniture that works for you

Have you ever seen a piece of furniture or appliance that 'gives back'? An appliance that actually has a return and can pay for itself within 4-6 months! An appliance that can yield $150 worth of organic, living produce in a month, right in the comfort of your own home and...

March 20, 2017


Tiny farmers turn into tiny chefs!

Ponder this timely question...

How do we get kids eager to tuck into vegetables?

This battle of the broccoli may not be as difficult as you think. The equation has two sides. We parents (yes- the Tinyfarmer is a parent!) are invested in putting hard...

March 01, 2017