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How do we stop corporations from destroying the good 'ole family farm? (Viewed 2773 times)
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This topic is focused on solutions to stop corporations (in cahoots with our government thanks to BIG lobbyists) from running 100% of the farming in our country. The family farm is being destroyed and run out of business. Corporate farming is destroying the land and ruining any health benefits of the food we all eat.

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To Save Family Farms from Corporate Buyout, Retiring Farmers Connect with a New Generation

http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/to-save-family-farms-from-corporate-buyout-retiring-farmers-connect-with-a-new-generation

"FarmLink is one organization that works with both novice and experienced farmers to help ensure small-scale farming stays in business. With multiple chapters throughout the country, FarmLink connects knowledgeable and experienced farm-owners with beginning farmers looking to break into the business."

 

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Welcome to the 'Agrihood': Homes Built Around Working Farms

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/agrihood-homes-built-working-farms-36806887

"This farm-to-table residential model has been sprouting up everywhere from Atlanta to Shanghai. It involves homes built within strolling distance of small working farms, where produce matures under the hungry gaze of residents, where people can venture out and pick greens for their salads."

 

'Agrihoods' Offer Suburban Living Built Around Community Farms, Not Golf Courses

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/agrihood-the-cannery-davis-california_55ce205ce4b07addcb42d5b0?kvcommref=mostpopular

"The model takes the idea of farm-to-table to the next level."

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