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January 17, 2013

Young Farmers: Back to the Land and Down to Business

A New Wave of Savvy Young Farmers Plows Ahead  New farmers are filling a small-scale niche long abandoned by industrial agriculture. As Rebecca Thistlethwaite says in the first chapter of her new book Farms with a Future, mid-sized farms are the hardest to maintain. The USDA Census from 2007 says as much — farms earning […]

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