A Vermont farm stand. The state excels at getting the produce to the people.
April 9, 2013 Vermont tops the nation when it comes to locally produced food, according to a new ranking from the nonprofit Strolling of the Heifers. Having farmers markets, CSA programs and distribution systems all helps.
Chris Costa and one of her chickens on her farm in Downingtown, Pa. Costa and her partner, T.J., found the land for this farm through a sustainable agriculture program.
November 12, 2012 With the price of suburban farmland sky high, matchmakers are setting up landowners who want to lease their land to small farmers seeking to expand their growing areas and be close to urban areas where their customers live.
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Little Donkey Farms' mascot, Professor, is a symbol of the challenges faced by the farm
September 24, 2011 In a village near Beijing, Little Donkey Farm is trying to rebuild a tradition of organic farming in the world's most populous country. It builds on thousands of years of Chinese history, but it's also inspired by American experiences.
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