Nathan Beacom

Nathan Beacom
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Nathan Beacom writes on agriculture and the environment. His writing has appeared in Comment Magazine, America, The Des Moines Register, and elsewhere.

Recent Essays

The Biggest Small Farmer

Bromfield, like many farmers interested in sustainability, did not desire mere primitivism in cultivation, but a more intelligent way of farming that did not degrade the resources the farm depends upon.

How Farms Differ From Factories

For farming to exist sustainably, even from an economic perspective, it must be re-imagined.

Feeding the World from the Bottom Up

It is natural and normal, when looking at big problems, to look for big answers. Problems do not come much bigger than the subject...