Op-Ed: To Recruit a New Generation of Farmers, We’ve Got to Get the Story Right

The struggles that farmers face in their first years aren’t reason to give up; they’re only reasons to work harder toward solutions. Farms like ours demonstrate that the local food economy can and does work. With time and the right markets, direct-market farms can produce real jobs and real incomes. It’s this economic potential that young people need to read about in the news, and we as a society need to help make that promise a reality for more new farmers and communities. 

Click HERE to read the article. 

Make sure you check out our screening of The Greenhorns on June 19th at the library. 

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