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The Down and Dirty Movement to Reinvent Farming

Yes! Magazine    Yobo Member
August 23rd, 2011



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Declining food quality, degraded farmland, an aging population of farmers, and an increasingly tight hold on food production by corporations have inspired a growing movement: The Greenhorns showcases how young farmers are getting down and dirty, learning how to farm outside the industrial agriculture model.

The movement is for real. Its practitioners are skilled, savvy and ferocious. They are assets to their community and guarantors of our future.” — Severine von Tscharner Fleming, www.thegreenhorns.net

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One Response to “The Down and Dirty Movement to Reinvent Farming”

  • YOBo, thanks for finding and sharing all these great stories! I look forward to my weekly dose of the positive to learn more about what is going right in the world. Bright Blessings!

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