But there is broad anecdotal evidence that young farmers with an interest in growing healthy, local food are helping keep farmland in production.
"They tend to be very interested in local, they tend to be very interested in organic as the future path they want to travel on," said Kathleen Merrigan, who traveled extensively when she was deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "They tend to be college graduates, and from a whole lot of different disciplines."
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Young, idealistic farmers help keep land in production
This is the coolest thing I've ever seen.