Founder of award-winning, global, multi-platform media company for the new food culture, Modern Farmer. As Founder and Editor in Chief and CEO (through January 2015), Gardner and her team grew the platform to 2 million monthly digital views, won a National Magazine Award, and attracted superfans on social media who tuned in to shop and watch live animal cams.


One of Three Magazine Brands to Watch in 2014. Modern Farmer debuted in April … the appeal of this niche quarterly extends well beyond a country  farm, tapping into the increasingly popular topic of where the food we eat originates.
– Ad Age’s annual Magazine A-List


The one-year-old publication, Modern Farmer, beat famous titles Vanity Fair, GQ and New York Magazine at the National Magazine Awards…
– ABC News